agachar

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agachar

  1. to look

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Cognate with Galician agachar and Spanish agachar. Suggested derivations include:

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  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐɡaˈʃaɾ/, [ɐɣaˈʃaɾ]
  • Hyphenation: a‧ga‧char

Verb[edit]

agachar (first-person singular present indicative agacho, past participle agachado)

  1. (intransitive, takes a reflexive pronoun) to crouch; to squat
  2. (intransitive, takes a reflexive pronoun) to bend down; to duck
  3. (figuratively, intransitive, takes a reflexive pronoun) to surrender
  4. (transitive) to hide

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Latin coactāre, present active infinitive of coactō, frequentative of cōgō (collect).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aɡaˈt͡ʃaɾ/, [äɣäˈt͡ʃäɾ]

Verb[edit]

agachar (first-person singular present agacho, first-person singular preterite agaché, past participle agachado)

  1. to lower
    Agachen la cabeza que el techo es muy bajo - "Bend down; the ceiling's very low"
  2. (reflexive) to bend down
  3. (reflexive) to duck

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