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ablentar (Verb) "to winnow"
Dialect variant of beldar. From a- and Old Spanish bendlar (a variant bedlar, without the -n-, became the basis for beldar). Formed from 13th cent. Old Spanish bellar via dissimilation. From Latin ventilare "to fan," a verb formed from ventulus "light breeze" (but lit. "little wind"), a diminutive of ventus "wind" (see viento).
Indo-European
Romance
Sardinian bentulai