încăleca

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From Vulgar Latin *incaballicāre, from Late Latin caballicāre, present active infinitive of caballicō, from Latin caballus ‎(horse).[1] Compare Aromanian ncalic, ncãlicari; cf. also Italian incavalcare, Catalan encavalcar, Occitan encavaucar, French enchevaucher, Spanish encabalgar, Portuguese encavalgar, encalgar, Sardinian incaddigare, incaddare.[2]

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a încăleca ‎(third-person singular present încalecă, past participle încălecat1st conj.

  1. to mount (e.g. a horse)
  2. (figuratively) to subdue, subjugate
  3. (reflexive) to overlap

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  1. ^ http://www.dex.ro/%C3%AEnc%C4%83leca
  2. ^ http://stella.atilf.fr/scripts/DERom.exe?ADMBASE_ENTRY;ISIS=isis_DERom.txt;MENU=menu_vide;LIEN=1;ENTRY=In-ka%27Ball-ik-a-