The only free and comprehensive online etymological dictionary of the Spanish language
portar (Verb) "to carry"
12th cent. From Latin portare 'id.,' a verb formed from porta "gate" in the sense of "passing through." See puerta.
Asturian portar, Portuguese portar, Galician portar, Catalan portar, French porter, Italian portare, Aromanian portu, Romanian purta, Sardinian poltare