descânta

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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin discantāre, present active infinitive of discantō, from Latin dis- + cantō. Compare Aromanian discãntu, discãntari, Friulian discjantâ ‎(disenchant, awaken, make wiser), Venetian descantar ‎(wake up, sharpen up); cf. also French déchanter.

VerbEdit

a descânta ‎(third-person singular present descântă, past participle descântat1st conj.

  1. to cast a spell over, bewitch
  2. to charm away or heal with magic words, such as an illness
  3. to seduce with words

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