Asturian

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Etymology

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From amenaza (threat). Alternatively, from a hypothetical Vulgar Latin *admināciāre (to threaten) < *mināciāre (threaten), from minācia (threat).

Verb

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amenazar (first-person singular indicative present amenazo, past participle amenazáu)

  1. to threaten

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Spanish

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Etymology

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From amenaza (threat) +‎ -ar. Alternatively, from a hypothetical Vulgar Latin *admināciāre (to threaten) < *mināciāre (threaten), from minācia (threat). Compare Catalan amenaçar, French menacer, Italian minacciare, Occitan amenaçar, Portuguese ameaçar, Romanian ameninţa, Sicilian amminazzari.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (Spain) /amenaˈθaɾ/ [a.me.naˈθaɾ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /amenaˈsaɾ/ [a.me.naˈsaɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: a‧me‧na‧zar

Verb

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amenazar (first-person singular present amenazo, first-person singular preterite amenacé, past participle amenazado)

  1. (transitive) to threaten
    Synonym: amagar

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