mergulhar

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese mergullar, from Vulgar Latin *merguliare, from Latin mergulus, diminutive of mergus (diver; loon), from mergō (I dive, I plunge).

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mergulhar (first-person singular present indicative mergulho, past participle mergulhado)

  1. to submerge (go down in water)
  2. to dive (jump into water)
  3. to dive (descend sharply or steeply)
  4. to dip (lower into a liquid)
  5. to immerse (involve oneself deeply)
  6. (intransitive) to work as a professional diver

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Last modified on 17 February 2014, at 00:07