delatar

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delatar (first-person singular present delato, past participle delatat)

  1. to betray, to give away
    • 2002, Albert Sánchez Piñol, chapter 1, in La pell freda, La Campana:
      Però m'hi vaig fixar i una ganyota delatava el nerviosisme interior: obria i tancava els llavis com un ratpenat.
      But I started paying attention, and a grimace gave away his interior nervousness: he opened and closed his lips like a bat.

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Portuguese[edit]

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delatar (first-person singular present indicative delato, past participle delatado)

  1. (transitive) to grass; to snitch (to inform on)

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Etymology[edit]

Latin delatus. Cognate with Scottish dialectical English delate. Also, compare English defer.

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delatar (first-person singular present delato, first-person singular preterite delaté, past participle delatado)

  1. to reveal, inform, give away, squeal
  2. to betray,

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