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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French attenterItalian attentareSpanish atentar.

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atentar (present tense atentas, past tense atentis, future tense atentos, imperative atentez, conditional atentus)

  1. to attempt a crime, to attack, to assault
    • 1908, Johann Baptiste Pinth, Jesu Kristo: sa biografio segun la quar evangelyi, page 11.
      Pos la morto di Herodes, anjelo di la Sinioro aparis en Egipto a Josef en sonjo, dicante: « Levez tu, prenez l['] infanto kun sa patrino e re-irez a lando Israel, nam ilta esas mortinta, qua atentis a la vivo di l['] infanto. »
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    • 1913, Progreso, vol. 5, page 362.
      Tale lu atentis la majesto di la Fundame[nto]: tamen lu « restis fidela », ed on ne exkomunikis lu!
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    • 2007 March, 'Otegi: "Hispania devas pagar nula politikala preco ad ETA"', Adavane!, no. 20, page 11.
      Ti qui atentis ye la 11ma di marto volis mortigar la maxim granda nombro de personi, e pluse en treni qui transportis laboristi a lia laboreyi.
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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin attentāre (I attempt; I attack).

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atentar (first-person singular present indicative atento, past participle atentado)

  1. to commit or attempt to commit a crime motivated by ideology
  2. to do something that contravenes a convention, morality, religion, rights, etc.
    Atentar contra os direitos humanos.
    To attack human rights.
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Etymology 2Edit

Atento (attentive) +‎ -ar.

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atentar (first-person singular present indicative atento, past participle atentado)

  1. to pay attention to something
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Etymology 3Edit

A- +‎ tentar (to tempt).

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atentar (first-person singular present indicative atento, past participle atentado)

  1. to tempt (to provoke someone to do wrong)
  2. (informal) to bother; to irritate; to annoy
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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin attentare

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atentar (first-person singular present atiento, first-person singular preterite atenté, past participle atentado)

  1. to commit a violent or criminal attack, to strike
    La banda terrorista atentó de nuevo.
    The terrorist group struck again.
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Etymology 2Edit

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atentar

  1. (obsolete) to touch
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  • Rule: e becomes an ie in stressed syllables.