tombar

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From an onomatopoetic / expressive root tumb- or tomb-, imitating the sound of rolling, tumbling, or falling[1]. Compare French tomber, Spanish tumbar, Romanian tumbă, etc.

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tombar (first-person singular present tombo, past participle tombat)

  1. (transitive) to turn (to change the direction of by rotation)
  2. (transitive) to flip over, to turn over (to rotate top to bottom)
  3. (transitive) to knock down (to hit something so that it falls)
  4. (intransitive) to turn, to spin (to move around an axis)

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  1. ^ “tombar” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.

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Etymology[edit]

From an onomatopoetic / expressive root tumb- or tomb-, imitating the sound of rolling, tumbling, or falling[1]. Compare Spanish tumbar, Catalan tombar, French tomber, Romanian tumbă, etc. Possibly a cognate of German taumeln.

Verb[edit]

tombar (first-person singular present indicative tombo, past participle tombado)

  1. to fall down; to tumble
  2. (intransitive, euphemistic) to fall (to die, especially in battle)
    Synonym: cair
  3. to put into government protection
  4. to register an estate (heritage wise)

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