îneca

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From în + the variant neca(to kill), from Latin necāre, present active infinitive necō(kill). Compare Italian annegare, Spanish anegar, Aromanian nec, nicari, French noyer. The specialized sense of "to drown" seems to have arisen in Late or Vulgar Latin and can be found in the Romance cognates.

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a îneca ‎(third-person singular present îneacă, past participle înecat1st conj.

  1. to drown
  2. (reflexive) to choke (on something, especially water or a liquid)

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