saciar

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin satiāre, present active infinitive of satiō.

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Verb[edit]

saciar (first-person singular present sacio, past participle saciat)

  1. to satiate

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English satiateFrench rassasierItalian saziareSpanish saciar. Decision no. 421, Progreso IV.

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Verb[edit]

saciar (present sacias, past saciis, future sacios, conditional sacius, imperative saciez)

  1. (transitive) to give a bare sufficiency to, give a minimum to (someone)
    La hungreganteti povis saciar su per pano ed aquo donacita dal voluntarii.
    The starving children were able to get by (in terms of their hunger and thirst) with bread and water donated by the volunteers.

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Usage notes[edit]

Saturar is to supply the maximum whilst saciar is to supply the minimum sufficient to calm or put a stop to some need. You can saciar your hunger by a piece of bread, your thirst by a large glass of water; but when you saturas yourself by food or drink, you risk running into either bad digestion or drunkenness.

Derived terms[edit]

  • saciesar (to content oneself; put up with)
  • sacio (a minimum sufficiency)
  • saciajo (a minimum sufficiency)
  • nesaciata (unslaked (thirst, etc.))
  • nesaciita (unslaked (thirst, etc.))

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References[edit]

  • Progreso III (in Ido), 1910–1911, page 423
  • Progreso IV (in Ido), 1911–1912, pages 322, 414
  • Progreso VI (in Ido), 1913–1914, page 488

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin satiāre, present active infinitive of satiō.

Verb[edit]

saciar (first-person singular present indicative sacio, past participle saciado)

  1. to sate (to satisfy the hunger, thirst or desire of)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin satiāre, present active infinitive of satiō.

Verb[edit]

saciar (first-person singular present sacio, first-person singular preterite sacié, past participle saciado)

  1. to satiate

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