embarazar

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish embaraçar, from Portuguese embaraçar (literally to tangle, to snarl), from baraço (twine, tether, noose), from Arabic مَرَسَة(marasa, rope). See the Portuguese entry for more. The source of French embarrasser, whence English embarrass.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /embaɾaˈθaɾ/, [ẽm.ba.ɾaˈθaɾ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /embaɾaˈsaɾ/, [ẽm.ba.ɾaˈsaɾ]

VerbEdit

embarazar (first-person singular present embarazo, first-person singular preterite embaracé, past participle embarazado)

  1. (transitive) to impregnate, make pregnant
    Synonym: preñar
  2. (reflexive) to become pregnant
    Synonym: concebir
  3. (transitive) to incommode, annoy

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