adormecer

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin addormīscere, present active infinitive of addormīscō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.doɾ.me.ˈt͡seɾ/

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adormecer

  1. to fall asleep (to pass from a state of wakefulness into sleep)

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  • Galician: adormecer
  • Portuguese: adormecer

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese adormecer, from Latin addormīscere, present active infinitive of addormīscō.

Verb[edit]

adormecer (first-person singular present indicative adormeço, past participle adormecido)

  1. (intransitive) to fall asleep (to pass from a state of wakefulness into sleep)
    Não consegui adormecer.I couldn't fall asleep.
  2. (intransitive) to oversleep
  3. (transitive) to send somebody to sleep, to lull to sleep
  4. (transitive, medicine) to anesthetize
  5. (transitive, figuratively) to soothe, to relieve

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin addormīscere, present active infinitive of addormīscō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /adormeˈθeɾ/, [aðormeˈθeɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /adormeˈseɾ/, [aðormeˈseɾ]

Verb[edit]

adormecer (first-person singular present adormezco, first-person singular preterite adormecí, past participle adormecido)

  1. to make sleepy, or lull
  2. to make numb

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  • Rule: c becomes a zc before a or o.

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