aquirar

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English acquire, French acquérir, German akquirieren, Italian acquisire, Spanish adquirir.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /akwiˈrar/, /akviˈrar/
  • Hyphenation: a‧qui‧rar

Verb[edit]

aquirar (present tense aquiras, past tense aquiris, future tense aquiros, imperative aquirez, conditional aquirus)

  1. (transitive) to get (through one's own exertions), to become the possessor of (by purchase, by labor, etc.), to acquire, win
    Lu aquiris nova automobilo.
    He/she got a new car.
  2. (transitive) to contract (a habit, a sickness)
    Mea patri aquiris la kataro.
    My parents got the cold.
  3. (transitive) to gain (affection favor), to incur (dislike, hatred)
    Me aquiris lua voto.
    I got his/her vote.

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • aquiro (acquisition, attainment)
  • aquirajo (what is acquired)