trasnochar

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Etymology[edit]

From trans- +‎ noche +‎ -ar [1], or possibly from a Vulgar Latin *transnoctāre, from trans + nox, nocte [2].

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  • IPA(key): /tras.no.ˈt͡ʃar/

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trasnochar ‎(first-person singular present trasnocho, first-person singular preterite trasnoché, past participle trasnochado)

  1. to stay awake all night
    • 1792, William Buchan, Colonel Don Antonio de Alcedo (translator), Medicina doméstica: ó tratado completo del método de precaver y curar las enfermedades con el régimen y medicinas simples, Ramon Ruiz’s press, page 86:
      La naturaleza ha destinado la noche como la estacion mas propia de sueño, y nada hay mas perjudicial que trasnochar.
      Nature has designated the night as the most proper period for sleep, and there is nothing more harmful than staying awake all night.

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  1. ^ http://lema.rae.es/drae/?val=trasnochar Real Academia Española
  2. ^ http://mgarci.aas.duke.edu/celestina/ANONIMO/MIO-CID/VOCABULARIO.HTM