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

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /deɡoˈʝaɾ/, [d̪e.ɣ̞oˈʝaɾ]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /deɡoˈʎaɾ/, [d̪e.ɣ̞oˈʎaɾ]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /deɡoˈʃaɾ/, [d̪e.ɣ̞oˈʃaɾ]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /deɡoˈʒaɾ/, [d̪e.ɣ̞oˈʒaɾ]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (transitive) to slit the throat

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