împătra

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Romanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from Latin pātrāre, present active infinitive of pātrō, with senses probably from Latin impetrāre, present active infinitive of impetrō. [1]

Verb[edit]

a împătra ‎(third-person singular present împătrează or împatră, past participle împătrat1st conj.

  1. (rare, regional, popular) to happen or occur to someone (something negative, surprising, unpleasant)
  2. (rare, regional, popular, by extension) to be disappointed, discomfited, defeated, be at a loss

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References[edit]

  1. ^ împătra in DEX online - Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language), 2004-2016