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, past participle împătrat1st conj. (third-person singular present indicative also împătră)

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian Explanatory Dictionary http://dexonline.ro/definitie/impatra