degollar

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēcollāre, present infinitive of dēcollō (I decapitate or behead), from dē- +‎ collum (neck, throat) +‎ (compare Catalan coll).

Verb[edit]

degollar (first-person singular present degollo, past participle degollat)

  1. (transitive) to slit the throat

Conjugation[edit]

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin decollāre, present infinitive of dēcollō (I decapitate or behead), from dē- +‎ collum (neck, throat) +‎ (compare Spanish cuello).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /deɡoˈʎaɾ/, [d̪eɣoˈʎaɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /deɡoˈɟ͡ʝaɾ/, [d̪eɣoˈʝaɾ]

Verb[edit]

degollar (first-person singular present degüello, first-person singular preterite degollé, past participle degollado)

  1. (transitive) to slit the throat

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: go becomes a güe in stressed syllables.

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