engañar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin or Late Latin ingannāre, present active infinitive of ingannō (attested in a gloss), from Latin ganniō, gannīre. Compare Portuguese enganar, Catalan enganyar, Italian ingannare. Cf. also Medieval Latin Medieval Latin (in)gannatura (mockery).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /enɡaˈɲaɾ/, [ẽŋɡaˈɲaɾ]

Verb[edit]

engañar (first-person singular present engaño, first-person singular preterite engañé, past participle engañado)

  1. to trick, to deceive, to hoodwink, to cheat
  2. to blindside
  3. (reflexive) to fool oneself, to kid oneself
    No te engañesDon't kid yourself.

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