voar

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See also: vóar and vôar

Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese voar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin volāre, present active infinitive of volō (I fly).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

voar (first-person singular present voo, first-person singular preterite voei, past participle voado)

  1. to fly
  2. to pass rapidly
  3. (transitive) to blow up, detonate, explode
    • c1350, K. M. Parker (ed.), Historia Troyana. Santiago: Instituto "Padre Sarmiento", page 137:
      Et aly veeriades escudos quebrãtar et lanças voar en peças
      And there you would see shields to break and spears to blow up in pieces
  4. (figuratively) to escape; to loss
    • c1840, Ramón Varela Vahamonde, Conversa entre os arrieiros:
      Váian ao inferno a beber,
      Que a min ben me xiringaron
      E, entre mangas e riostras,
      Trecentos reás vöaron.
      Débenme, Dios sabe canto,
      O menos trint’e set’olas
      E coidaban os larpeiros
      De pagarmas con parolas.
      Let them go to Hell to drink,
      because they harmed me very much
      and, among other things,
      three hundred reals flew away.
      They owe me God knows how much,
      at least a hundred and fifty gallons,
      and the gluttons thought of
      paying me with banter.
  5. first/third-person singular future subjunctive of voar
  6. first/third-person singular personal infinitive of voar

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • voar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • voar” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • voar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • voar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • voar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese voar, from Latin volāre (to fly).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: vo‧ar

Verb[edit]

voar (first-person singular present voo, first-person singular preterite voei, past participle voado)

  1. to fly

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ voar” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2023.
  2. ^ voar” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Norn vår, from Old Norse vár, from Proto-Indo-European *wésr̥.

Noun[edit]

voar

  1. spring (season)