zăcea

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin jacēre, iacēre, present active infinitive of iaceō (lie prostrate), from Proto-Italic *jakēō. The shift from the expected initial 'j' in Romanian to 'z' is due to dissimilation from the following consonant.

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a zăcea (third-person singular present zace, past participle zăcut2nd conj.

  1. (intransitive) to lie (to remain lying down)
  2. (of abstracts such as emotions, character defects, etc.) to remain hidden

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