ganar

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See also: gañar

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Leonese ganare, from Medieval Latin ganō, ganāre, from Gothic *𐌲𐌰𐌽𐌰𐌽 (*ganan, to covet). Compare Spanish ganar.

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ganar (first-person singular indicative present gano, past participle ganáu)

  1. to win
  2. to gain
  3. to get, receive
  4. to beat

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ganar (present tense ganas, past tense ganis, future tense ganos, imperative ganez, conditional ganus)

  1. to win, to earn

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Ladino[edit]

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ganar (Latin spelling)

  1. to earn
  2. to win

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish ganar, from Medieval Latin Vulgar Latin ganō, ganāre, from Gothic *𐌲𐌰𐌽𐌰𐌽 (*ganan, to covet). Compare Asturian ganar, Old Portuguese gãar. Cf. also Portuguese ganhar, Catalan guanyar, French gagner, Italian guadagnare, all meaning "gain, earn, win", from a separate root *wadanio, wadaniare, which may have influenced this word's etymon.

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ganar (first-person singular present gano, first-person singular preterite gané, past participle ganado)

  1. (transitive) to gain
    Synonym: obtener
    Antonym: perder
  2. (transitive) to earn
    Synonym: granjear
    Antonym: perder
  3. (sports) to win
    Antonym: perder
  4. (transitive) to defeat, to beat
    Synonym: derrotar
  5. (transitive) to reach; to attain
    Synonym: alcanzar
  6. (reflexive, Chile) to position oneself, to situate oneself
    La gata se ganó al lado de la chimenea.
    The cat sat down beside the fireplace.
    Synonyms: ubicarse, ponerse, situarse, parase, plantarse

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