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Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin addormīscere, present active infinitive of addormīscō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.doɾ.me.ˈt͡seɾ/

VerbEdit

adormecer

  1. to fall asleep (to pass from a state of wakefulness into sleep)

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  • Galician: adormecer
  • Portuguese: adormecer

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese adormecer, from Latin addormīscere, present active infinitive of addormīscō.

VerbEdit

adormecer (first-person singular present indicative adormeço, past participle adormecido)

  1. (intransitive) to fall asleep (to pass from a state of wakefulness into sleep)
    Não consegui adormecer.I couldn't fall asleep.
  2. (intransitive) to oversleep
  3. (transitive) to send somebody to sleep, to lull to sleep
  4. (transitive, medicine) to anesthetize
  5. (transitive, figuratively) to soothe, to relieve

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin addormīscere, present active infinitive of addormīscō.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /adormeˈθeɾ/, [aðormeˈθeɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /adormeˈseɾ/, [aðormeˈseɾ]

VerbEdit

adormecer (first-person singular present adormezco, first-person singular preterite adormecí, past participle adormecido)

  1. to make sleepy, or lull
  2. to make numb

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: c becomes a zc before a or o.

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