înghiți

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an intermediate earlier form *înghiuți, from Late Latin ingluttīre, present active infinitive of ingluttiō, from Latin gluttiō, from gluttus. Compare Italian inghiottire.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɨn.ɡiˈt͡si/
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Verb[edit]

a înghiți (third-person singular present înghite, past participle înghițit4th conj.

  1. to swallow, gulp down
  2. to breathe in
  3. (figuratively) to stomach (something/someone)
    Nu-l pot înghiți. - I can't stomach him.

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