vergar

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

vergar

  1. first-person singular future passive indicative of vergō

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Verga ‎(rod, twig) +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vergar ‎(first-person singular present indicative vergo, past participle vergado)

  1. (transitive) to bow (to make something bend or curve)
    Verga a vara.
    Bend the rod.
  2. (intransitive) to bow (to become bent or curved)
    A árvore vergou com o vento.
    The tree bent with the wind.
  3. (figuratively, takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with a) to defer (to submit oneself to something)
    O país vergou-se à força dos ventos.
    The country deferred to the force of the wind.

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For usage examples of this term, see Citations:vergar.

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