vergüenza

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish berguença, from Latin verēcundia, from verēcundus (feeling shame), from vereor (to respect, revere, fear). Doublet of the rare borrowing verecundia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /beɾˈɡwenθa/, [beɾˈɣ̞wẽn̟.θa]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /beɾˈɡwensa/, [beɾˈɣ̞wẽn.sa]
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Noun[edit]

vergüenza f (plural vergüenzas)

  1. shame
  2. embarrassment
    Synonyms: (Latin America) pena, (Peru) palta

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