mergo

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mergo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mergere

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Etymology[edit]

Rhotacized form of Proto-Indo-European *mezgo, from *mezg- (to plunge, dip). See also Lithuanian mazgoju (to wash), Sanskrit मज्जति (majjati, dives under)

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present active mergō, present infinitive mergere, perfect active mersī, supine mersum

  1. I dip (in), immerse; plunge into water; overwhelm, cover, bury, drown.
  2. I sink down or in, plunge, thrust, drive or fix in.
  3. (of water) I engulf, flood, swallow up, overwhelm.
  4. (figuratively) I hide, conceal, suppress.

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