germinare

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See also: germinaré

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin germināre, present active infinitive of germinō. Cognate to Italian germogliare.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒer.miˈna.re/, [d͡ʒer̺miˈnäːr̺e̞]
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Stress: germinàre
  • Hyphenation: ger‧mi‧na‧re

Verb[edit]

germinare

  1. (intransitive) to germinate
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Paradiso, Le Monnier, published 2002, Canto XXXIII, lines 7–9, page 587:
      Nel ventre tuo si raccese l'amore, ¶ per lo cui caldo ne l’etterna pace ¶ così è germinato questo fiore.
      Within thy womb rekindled was the love, by heat of which in the eternal peace after such wise this flower has germinated.
  2. (transitive, rare) to cause to germinate

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

germināre

  1. present active infinitive of germinō
  2. second-person singular present passive imperative of germinō
  3. second-person singular present passive indicative of germinō

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

germinare

  1. First-person singular (yo) future subjunctive form of germinar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) future subjunctive form of germinar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) future subjunctive form of germinar.