encanto

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See also: encantó and en canto

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

encanto

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of encantar

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from encantar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eŋˈkanto̝/
  • Hyphenation: en‧can‧to

Noun[edit]

encanto m (plural encantos)

  1. (folklore) apparition; otherwordly entity
    Synonym: mouro
  2. charm; spell; enchantment (a magical effect on someone or something)
    Synonym: feitizo

Verb[edit]

encanto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of encantar

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  • encanto” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • encanto” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • encanto” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • encanto” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from encantar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

encanto m (plural encantos)

  1. something that is charming, enchanting
  2. a feeling of joy when coming across something pleasant or charming; delight; pleasantness
  3. (fiction, paranormal) charm; spell; enchantment (a magical effect on someone or something)
    Synonyms: encantamento, feitiço

Verb[edit]

encanto

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of encantar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from encantar. Cognate with Portuguese encanto and Italian incanto.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /enˈkanto/, [ẽŋˈkãn̪t̪o]
  • Rhymes: -anto
  • Hyphenation: en‧can‧to

Noun[edit]

encanto m (plural encantos)

  1. charm
  2. spell

Verb[edit]

encanto

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of encantar.