antojar

PortugueseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish antojar.

VerbEdit

antojar (first-person singular present indicative antojo, past participle antojado)

  1. (transitive) to fancy, desire
    Synonym: apetecer

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From antojo (whim) +‎ -ar (verbal inflection).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /antoˈxaɾ/, [ãn̪t̪oˈxaɾ]

VerbEdit

antojar (first-person singular present antojo, first-person singular preterite antojé, past participle antojado)

  1. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to fancy, would like
    Synonyms: apetecer, gustar, provocar, tener ganas, tincar
    ¿Qué se te antoja?What would you like?
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to seem
    Se me antoja inútil.It seems pointless to me.
  3. (transitive) to make somebody fancy, wish
    Carlos me antojó su helado.
    Carlos made me wish for his ice cream.

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