minguar

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese minguar, from Vulgar Latin *minuāre, from Latin minuĕre, present active infinitive of minuō (I make smaller, diminish), from Proto-Indo-European *mey- (small, little).

Cognate with Galician minguar, Spanish menguar and Catalan minvar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /mĩ.ˈɡwaɾ/, /mĩ.ˈɡaɾ/
  • Hyphenation: min‧gu‧ar

Verb[edit]

minguar (first-person singular present indicative minguo, past participle minguado)

  1. to wane (lunar phase)
  2. to diminish

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