guadañar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From guadaña, or from Old Spanish guadanyar, from Vulgar Latin *wadaniō, *wadaniāre (pursue, win; scythe, mow, graze), of Germanic origin, from Old Frankish *waithanjan (to pasture, graze, hunt for food), from Proto-Germanic *waiþanjaną. The semantics shifted to "win/gain/earn" in most of the other Romance languages. Compare Portuguese ganhar, Catalan guanyar, French gagner, Italian guadagnare. See also Spanish ganar (gain, win, earn), from a different root influenced by the etymon of this word.

Verb[edit]

guadañar

  1. to scythe; mow.

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