anoitecer

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese anoitecer, from a- +‎ noite +‎ -ecer, or from a- + Latin noctēscere, present active infinitive of noctēscō (I grow towards night, grow dark), from nox, noctis (“night”). Compare Galician anoitecer, Spanish anochecer.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐ.noj.tɨ.ˈseɾ/
  • Hyphenation: a‧noi‧te‧cer

VerbEdit

anoitecer (first-person singular present indicative anoiteço, past participle anoitecido)

  1. to darken (as night approaches)

Related termsEdit

ConjugationEdit

  • Note: Normally impersonal only, but sometimes used figuratively.

NounEdit

anoitecer m (plural anoiteceres)

  1. nightfall, evening