depăna

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *depānāre or *depēnāre, from Latin pānus (thread wound upon the bobbin), from Ancient Greek πῆνος (pênos). Compare Aromanian deapin, dipinari, Italian dipanare, Catalan debanar, Spanish devanar, Portuguese dobar, Sardinian demanare.

Verb[edit]

a depăna (third-person singular present deapănă, past participle depănat1st conj.

  1. to reel on/up, wind a hank of something on a reel or bobbin
  2. (figuratively) to unravel (thoughts, memories), spin a yarn

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