negar

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See also: Negar and ñegar

Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

negar

  1. (transitive) to deny

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Asturian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

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

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish negar (to deny).

Verb[edit]

negar

  1. to deny

Catalan[edit]

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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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese negar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin negāre, present active infinitive of negō.

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Verb[edit]

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

  1. to deny
  2. to withhold; to deprive

Conjugation[edit]

  • Note: neg- are changed to negu- before front vowels (e).

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References[edit]

  • negar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • negar” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • negar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • negar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • negar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

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.

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Verb[edit]

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

  1. to deny
    1. to disallow, to prohibit (to not allow)
      Synonyms: proibir, recusar
      Antonyms: autorizar, consentir, deixar, permitir
    2. to assert that something is not true
      Synonyms: desdizer, desmentir
      Antonyms: afirmar, confirmar
  2. (reflexive) to refuse
  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/, [ne.ˈɣ̞aɾ]

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 dijera eso.
    I refuse to believe [that] he said that.

Conjugation[edit]

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

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