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abogar (Verb) "to plead"
13th cent. From Latin advocare "to summon." From ad- "toward" (see a-) and vocare "to call." Vocare is a verb derived from vox "voice" (see voz).
Indo-European
Romance
Asturian abogar, Portuguese advogar, Catalan advocar, French avouer, Italian avvocare
abolengo m. (Noun) "ancestry"
Originally meaning that which is inherited from one's grandparents. From Old Spanish abolo "grandparent" (Modern Spanish abuelo) and -engo.
abolorio m. (Noun) "ancestry"
From Old Spanish abolo "grandparent" (see abuelo) and -orio.
abrazo m. (Noun) "hug"
15th cent. From a- and brazo.
Indo-European
Romance
Asturian abrazu, Portuguese abraço, Galician abrazo
abril m. (Noun) "April"
Late 12th cent. From Latin Aprilem, accusative of Aprilis "of April." Of unclear origin. A reconstruction of Proto-Italic *ap(e)ro "April," "the following month" is posited by de Vaan (2014), building off of Proto-Indo-European *h2epo "away" (see ab-).
Indo-European
Romance
Asturian abril, Portuguese abril, Galician abril, Catalan abril, French avril, Italian aprile, Aromanian aprir, Romanian (rare) prier, Sardinian aprile
abrimiento m. (Noun) "the act of opening"
From abrir and -miento, a suffix that forms nouns from verbs.
abrir m. (Noun, Verb) "opening;" "open"
12th cent. From Latin aperire "to open." From Proto-Italic *ap-wer-je- 'id.' The first element *ap- is from *h2ep- "off," "away" (see ab-); the rest is from Proto-Indo-European *h2u̯er-i̯e/o- "to cover." A primary i̯e/o-present.
Indo-European
Romance
Asturian abrir, Portuguese abrir, Catalan obrir, French ouvrir, Italian aprire, Aromanian apir, Sardinian abbèrrere
absolución f. (Noun) "absolution"
13th cent. From Latin absolutionem, accusative of absolutio 'id.,' from absolvere "to absolve" (see absolver).
absolutamente (Adverb) "absolutely"
From absoluto and -mente, an abverb-forming suffix.
absolutamente (Adverb) "absolutely"
From absoluto and -mente.