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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ale + French aigre (sour)

NounEdit

alegar (uncountable)

  1. vinegar produced from fermented ale.

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin allēgō, allēgāre.

VerbEdit

alegar (first-person singular present indicative alego, past participle alegado)

  1. to claim, allege
  2. to plead

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QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:alegar.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin allēgō, allēgāre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aleˈɡaɾ/, [aleˈɣaɾ]

VerbEdit

alegar (first-person singular present alego, first-person singular preterite alegué, past participle alegado)

  1. (transitive) to cite as a defence or justification for one's actions
  2. (intransitive) to complain
  3. (intransitive, law) to speak in defence of the accused in a criminal proceeding; to defend

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: g becomes a gu before e.

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