anegar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin enecāre, present active infinitive of enecō (I kill), derived from necō. Compare French noyer, Italian annegare, Romanian îneca, Spanish anegar, which also received the specialized sense of "to drown" from Late or Vulgar Latin.

Verb[edit]

anegar (first-person singular present aniego, first-person singular preterite anegué, past participle anegado)

  1. (transitive) to drown, to inundate, to flood

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: e becomes ie in stressed syllables; g becomes a gu before e.

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