estragar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *stragare, from Latin *strago, from Latin strāges (defeat, slaughter).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

estragar (first-person singular present estrago, first-person singular preterite estraguei, past participle estragado)

  1. to spoil, damage, corrupt, waste
    As chuvias estragaron a colleita.
    The rains ruined the harvest.
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to go bad (of foods and commodities)
    Esas laranxas estragáronse.
    These oranges have gone bad.

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • {{l|gl|estrago]]

References[edit]

  • estragar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • estragar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • estragar” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • estragar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>



Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *stragare, from Latin *strago, from Latin strāges (defeat, slaughter).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

estragar (first-person singular present indicative estrago, past participle estragado)

  1. to spoil, damage, corrupt
    As chuvas estragaram a colheita.
    The rains ruined the harvest.
  2. to botch, bungle
    Ele não estraga nada.
    He doesn't screw anything up.
  3. to go bad (of foods and commodities)
    Essas laranjas estragaram.
    These oranges have gone bad.

Conjugation[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

estragar (first-person singular present estrago, first-person singular preterite estragué, past participle estragado)

  1. to corrupt, ruin, spoil, ravage.

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: g becomes a gu before e.

Related terms[edit]