velar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin velaris.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈviːlɚ/, /ˈveɪlɚ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈviːlə/, /ˈveɪlə/

Adjective[edit]

velar

  1. (phonetics) Articulated at the velum or soft palate.
  2. (mycology) Referring to a veil.

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Noun[edit]

velar ‎(plural velars)

  1. (phonetics) a sound articulated at the soft palate

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin vēlum + -ar.

Adjective[edit]

velar m, f ‎(plural velares, comparable)

  1. (phonetics) velar (articulated at the soft palate)

Noun[edit]

velar f (plural velares)

  1. (phonetics) velar (a consonant articulated at the soft palate)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin vēlō.

Verb[edit]

velar ‎(first-person singular present indicative velo, past participle velado)

  1. to veil (to cover with a veil)
  2. to veil; to conceal; to hide
  3. to damage photographic film due to excessive light
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin vigilō. Confer with its cognates vigiar and vigilar.

Verb[edit]

velar ‎(first-person singular present indicative velo, past participle velado)

  1. to keep a vigil (overnight watch over a deceased or dying person)
  2. to protect; to defend (especially something abstract, such as reputation)
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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

velar m (Cyrillic spelling велар)

  1. a velar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin velaris, form velum.

Adjective[edit]

velar m, f ‎(plural velares)

  1. velar

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin velāre, from velum.

Verb[edit]

velar ‎(first-person singular present velo, first-person singular preterite velé, past participle velado)

  1. to veil
  2. (information) to conceal, cover, hide
  3. (photographies) to fog
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin vigilāre, present active infinitive of vigilō.

Verb[edit]

velar ‎(first-person singular present velo, first-person singular preterite velé, past participle velado)

  1. to watch, guard
  2. to be vigilant
  3. to sit up (with an ill person)
  4. to keep vigil (over a dead person)
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same than other etymology verb

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

velar (comparative velarare, superlative velarast)

  1. (phonetics) velar

Verb[edit]

velar

  1. present tense of vela.