esmagar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Old Provençal esmaiar, from Vulgar Latin *exmagare (to deprive (someone) of strength, to disable), from Latin ex- + *magare (to enable, empower), from Proto-Germanic *maginą, *maganą (might, power).

Cognate with English dismay.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

esmagar (first-person singular present indicative esmago, past participle esmagado)

  1. to crush (to overwhelm by pressure or weight)

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