negar

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See also: Negar and ñegar

Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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negar

  1. (transitive) to deny

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Asturian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin negāre, present active infinitive of negō.

Verb[edit]

negar (first-person singular indicative present nego, past participle negáu)

  1. to deny
  2. (reflexive) to refuse

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Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

negar

  1. weeping

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Latin negāre, present active infinitive of negō.

Verb[edit]

negar (first-person singular present nego, past participle negat)

  1. to deny (not allow)
  2. to deny (assert that something is not true)
  3. to refuse
    Synonym: refusar
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin necō. Cognate with French noyer.

Verb[edit]

negar (first-person singular present nego, past participle negat)

  1. (transitive, reflexive) to drown
  2. (transitive, reflexive) to flood
    Synonym: inundar
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Lombard[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *adnecāre, present active infinitive of *adnecō (I drown), derived from necō (I kill). Compare Spanish anegar, Romanian îneca, French noyer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Western IPA(key): /(a)neˈɡa/
  • Eastern IPA(key): /(a)neˈɡa(ɾ)/

Verb[edit]

negar

  1. (transitive) to drown

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin negāre, present active infinitive of negō (I deny).

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Verb[edit]

negar

  1. (transitive) to deny, to not allow

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese negar, from Latin negāre, present active infinitive of negō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

negar (first-person singular present indicative nego, past participle negado)

  1. to deny (not allow)
    Synonyms: proibir, recusar
    Antonyms: autorizar, consentir, deixar, permitir
  2. to deny (assert that something is not true)
    Synonyms: desdizer, desmentir
    Antonyms: afirmar, confirmar
  3. to contest (call into question)
    Synonym: contestar
    Antonym: aceitar
  4. (card games) to refuse to let go of a card
  5. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of negar
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of negar
  7. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of negar
  8. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of negar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin negāre, present active infinitive of negō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /neˈɡaɾ/, [neˈɣaɾ]

Verb[edit]

negar (first-person singular present niego, first-person singular preterite negué, past participle negado)

  1. to deny
  2. (reflexive, with en when followed by an infinitive) to refuse
    Me niego a creer que él dijara eso.
    I refuse to believe [that] he said that.

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  • Rule: e becomes ie in stressed syllables; g becomes a gu before e.

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