enganar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese enganar, from Vulgar Latin or Late Latin ingannāre, present active infinitive of ingannō (I trick, deceive) (attested in a gloss), from Latin ganniō, gannīre. Compare Portuguese enganar and Spanish engañar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

enganar (first-person singular present engano, first-person singular preterite enganei, past participle enganado)

  1. (transitive) to deceive; to mislead
  2. (transitive) to cheat, swindle
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to be mistaken; to make a mistake
    Enganacheste.You were wrong / You made a mistake.
    Synonyms: equivocar, trabucar
  4. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to deceive oneself

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References[edit]

  • enganar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • engan” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • enganar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • enganar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • enganar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan enganar, from Vulgar Latin or Late Latin ingannāre, present active infinitive of ingannō (attested in a gloss), from Latin ganniō. Compare Catalan enganyar, Old French engignier, Italian ingannare.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

enganar

  1. to deceive
  2. (reflexive, s'enganar) to make a mistake

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese enganar, from Vulgar Latin or Late Latin ingannāre, present active infinitive of ingannō (I trick, deceive) (attested in a gloss), from Latin ganniō, gannīre. Compare Spanish engañar, Italian ingannare.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

enganar (first-person singular present indicative engano, past participle enganado)

  1. (transitive) to deceive
    Não o engane.Don't deceive him.
    As aparências enganam.Appearances are deceiving.
  2. (transitive) to cheat, swindle
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to be mistaken
    Synonym: equivocar
    Enganei-me.I was wrong.
  4. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to deceive oneself
  5. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to make a mistake
    Enganaram-se.They made a mistake.

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Further reading[edit]

  • enganar” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.