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gritar

gritar

Ladino

Verb

gritar (Latin spelling)

  1. to shout

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Portuguese

Etymology

From Medieval Latin crīdāre (to cry out, publish, proclaim) (compare Spanish gritar, Catalan cridar, French crier, Italian gridare), of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Latin quiritare (to shriek, wail) (per Diez), or from Frankish *krītan (to cry out, scream, proclaim) (per Littré), compare Middle Dutch crītan (to cry).

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɡɾi.ˈtaɾ/
  • (Portugal, following an oral sound) IPA(key): [ɣɾi.ˈtaɾ]

Verb

gritar (first-person singular present indicative grito, past participle gritado)

  1. (intransitive) to shout, to scream

Quotations

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Conjugation


Spanish

Etymology

From Old Spanish cridar, gridar, from Medieval Latin crīdāre (to cry out, publish, proclaim), from Latin quirito (to shriek, hiss).

An alternative (less likely) origin is Frankish *krītan "to cry out, scream, proclaim" (--Littré), related to Middle Dutch crītan (to cry).

Cognate wtih Portuguese gritar, Catalan cridar, French crier, Italian gridare).

Verb

gritar (first-person singular present grito, first-person singular preterite grité, past participle gritado)

  1. to shout, to scream, to cry out, to call out
  2. to jeer at

Conjugation

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