ungo

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin unguis. Compare Spanish uña.

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ungo (accusative singular ungon, plural ungoj, accusative plural ungojn)

  1. nail, claw

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Verb[edit]

ungo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ungere

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *engʷ-. Cognates include Sanskrit अनक्ति (anakti, to oil, anoint), Vedic Sanskrit अञ्जस् (añjas, ointment, unguent)[1], Old Armenian օծ (ōc) and Proto-Germanic *ankwô.

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Verb[edit]

present active ungō, present infinitive ungere, perfect active unxī, supine unctum

  1. I anoint, smear with oil.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “ungere” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2