agachar

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a- +‎ gachar. From Occitan gachar (to watch), from Old Occitan gaitar, from Frankish *wahtōn, *wahtjan (to watch, guard).

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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:

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (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
    Synonym: abaixar
  2. (intransitive, takes a reflexive pronoun) to bend down; to duck
    Synonym: curvar
  3. (figuratively, intransitive, takes a reflexive pronoun) to surrender
  4. (transitive) to hide
    Synonym: esconder

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aɡaˈt͡ʃaɾ/, [a.ɣ̞aˈt͡ʃaɾ]

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 bajoBend down; the ceiling's very low
  2. (reflexive) to bend down, to crouch, to squat, to hunker down
  3. (reflexive) to duck

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