mentiar

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish mentir, French mentir and Italian mentire. The extra -i- was added so not to confuse the word with mento.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /men.tiˈar/, /menˈtjar/

Verb[edit]

mentiar (present tense mentias, past tense mentiis, future tense mentios, imperative mentiez, conditional mentius)

  1. (intransitive) to lie, to tell untruths deliberately

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

mentiar

  1. first-person singular future active indicative of mentior
  2. first-person singular present active subjunctive of mentior