encantar

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From Old Portuguese encantar, from Latin incantāre, present active infinitive of incantō.

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encantar (first-person singular present indicative encanto, past participle encantado)

  1. to enchant or charm
  2. to delight
  3. to bewitch or put a spell on

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin incantāre, present active infinitive of incantō.

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encantar (first-person singular present encanto, past participle encantat)

  1. to enchant, to charm, to delight
  2. to love, to enjoy
  3. to bewitch, to put a spell on

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In the sense of 'love', the person loving is used as the direct object, and the person/thing loved as the subject.

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Galician[edit]

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encantar (first-person singular present encanto, first-person singular preterite encantei, past participle encantado)

  1. to enchant, charm
  2. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of encantar
  3. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of encantar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin incantāre, present active infinitive of incantō.

Verb[edit]

encantar (first-person singular present encanto, first-person singular preterite encanté, past participle encantado)

  1. to delight, be delighting, to charm, enchant
  2. (with reversed subject and object) to like very much, love, enjoy
    • Me encantan los mariscos. - 'I love seafood'
  3. to bewitch

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