- to threaten
From amenaza (“threat”), from minacia (“threat”), from minax (“threatening”), from minārī, present active infinitive of minor (“threaten”). Compare Catalan amenaçar, French menacer, Italian minacciare, Occitan amenaçar, Portuguese ameaçar, Romanian ameninţa, Sicilian amminazzari.
- Rule: z becomes a c before e.
These forms are generated automatically and may not actually be used. Pronoun usage varies by region.