soplar

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a semi-learned term derived from Latin sufflāre, present active infinitive of sufflō. Compare resollar. Alternatively from Vulgar Latin *supplāre, *sopplāre. Compare Spanish soplar, Portuguese and Galician soprar.

Verb[edit]

soplar (first-person singular indicative present soplo, past participle sopláu)

  1. to blow

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a semi-learned term derived from Latin sufflāre, present active infinitive of sufflō[1]. Compare the sound changes in the inherited resollar. Alternatively from Vulgar Latin *supplāre, *sopplāre. Cf. also Portuguese soprar.

Verb[edit]

soplar ‎(first-person singular present soplo, first-person singular preterite soplé, past participle soplado)

  1. to blow
    El viento siguió soplando todo día. — “The wind continued blowing all day.”
  2. to tattle, to snitch
  3. to whisper
  4. to prompt
  5. to inspire

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References[edit]

  1. ^ https://books.google.com/books?id=LyLYCwAAQBAJ&pg=PA181&lpg=PA181&dq=Historia+de+la+lengua+espa%C5%88ola:+Introducci%C3%B3n+a+la+Etimolog%C3%ADa&source=bl&ots=9dAdxrAbwH&sig=85o8caKp9n3mFrk9mficcypMg_E&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwix5I_28ZvMAhUEdj4KHXJoBCcQ6AEINDAD#v=onepage&q=Historia%20de%20la%20lengua%20espa%C5%88ola%3A%20Introducci%C3%B3n%20a%20la%20Etimolog%C3%ADa&f=false