alegar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of ale and vinegar.

Noun[edit]

alegar ‎(uncountable)

  1. vinegar produced from fermented ale.

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

alegar ‎(first-person singular present indicative alego, past participle alegado)

  1. to claim, allege
  2. to plead

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:alegar.

Conjugation[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin allegare.

Verb[edit]

alegar ‎(first-person singular present alego, first-person singular preterite alegué, past participle alegado)

  1. (transitive) to cite as a defence or justification for one's actions
  2. (intransitive) to complain
  3. (intransitive, law) to speak in defence of the accused in a criminal proceeding; to defend

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Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: g becomes a gu before e.


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