vetllar

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Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Catalan vetlar~veytlar~vellar, from Latin vigilāre. Compare Occitan velhar, French veiller, Spanish velar. Cf. also the borrowed doublet vigilar.

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vetllar (first-person singular present vetllo, past participle vetllat)

  1. to stay up (not sleep at night)
  2. to work nights, to work a night shift
  3. to patrol
  4. (transitive with per) to look out for, watch over

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References[edit]

  • “vetllar” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.