anegar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin enecāre (to kill), present active infinitive of enecō, from necō. Compare French noyer, Portuguese anegar, Italian annegare, Romanian îneca, 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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