aturdir

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From older atordir, from a- + tordo (thrush) + -ir, based on the similarity between the thrush's flight and the scrambled movement of someone who has been dazed or stunned (compare French étourdir).[1]

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Verb[edit]

aturdir (first-person singular present aturdo, first-person singular preterite aturdí, past participle aturdido)

  1. to stun, to daze, to dumbfound

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, Guido Gómez de Silva, Breve diccionario etimológico de la lengua española (in Spanish), Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Económica, ISBN 968-16-2812-8: