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Old OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin contineō, continēre. Gallo-Romance cognate with Old French contenir.

VerbEdit

contener

  1. to contain
  2. (reflexive, se contener) to behave

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin continēre, present active infinitive of contineō.

VerbEdit

contener (first-person singular present contengo, first-person singular preterite contuve, past participle contenido)

  1. to contain
  2. to hold
    contener el aliento
    hold one's breath
  3. to restrain, check
  4. to control

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