voltar

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *voltāre, from Latin volutāre, present active infinitive of volutō, frequentative of volvō.

Verb[edit]

voltar ‎(first-person singular present volto, past participle voltat)

  1. to go round, go around, orbit
  2. to surround
  3. to turn round

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Italian[edit]

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voltar

  1. apocopic form of voltare

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *voltāre, from Latin volutāre, present active infinitive of volutō, frequentative of volvō.

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Verb[edit]

voltar ‎(first-person singular present indicative volto, past participle voltado)

  1. (intransitive) to return; to come back
    A rainha logo voltará da guerra.
    The queen will soon return from the war.
    Voltamos à nossa terra natal.
    We have returned to our native land.
  2. (intransitive) to return (to reach a previous state)
    Tive de voltar à etapa de planejamento.
    I had to return to the planning stage.
  3. (transitive) to turn (to adjust something in a direction)
    Voltei-me à parede.
    I turned towards the wall.
    Se voltarem seus olhos à esquerda, poderão ver o pôr do sol.
    If you turn our eyes left, you can see the sunset.
  4. (transitive) to shell out; to pay
    Voltara vinte euros pelo equipamento.
    He had shelled out twenty Euros for the equipment.
  5. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with a or para) to turn to (to start to rely on)
    O imperador teve que se voltar ao exército para se manter no poder.
    The emperor had to turn to the army to remain in power.
  6. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with contra) to turn on; to turn against (to rebel against or oppose something formerly supported)
    Meus amigos voltaram-se contra mim.
    My friends turned on me.

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Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Vulgar Latin *voltāre, from Latin volutāre, present active infinitive of volutō, frequentative of volvō. Compare Italian voltare, volgere.

Verb[edit]

voltar

  1. (transitive) to turn (around)

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