EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ale + French aigre (sour)

NounEdit

alegar (uncountable)

  1. vinegar produced from fermented ale.

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DalmatianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

alegar

  1. masculine plural of aleger

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin allēgāre.

VerbEdit

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

  1. to claim, allege
  2. to plead

ConjugationEdit

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:alegar.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin allēgō, allēgāre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aleˈɡaɾ/, [a.leˈɣ̞aɾ]

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
    Synonym: aducir
    alegando queon the ground(s) that
  2. (transitive) to claim, to allege
  3. (intransitive) to complain
    Synonyms: lamentar, protestar, quejarse, reclamar
  4. (intransitive, law) to speak in defence of the accused in a criminal proceeding; to defend
  5. (Canarian) to converse, talk

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