engañar

See also: enganar

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin or Late Latin ingannāre, present active infinitive of ingannō (attested in a gloss), from Latin ganniō, gannīre. Compare Portuguese enganar, Catalan enganyar, Italian ingannare. Cf. also Medieval Latin (in)gannatura (mockery).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /enɡaˈɲaɾ/, [ẽŋ.ɡaˈɲaɾ]

VerbEdit

engañar (first-person singular present engaño, first-person singular preterite engañé, past participle engañado)

  1. to trick, to deceive, to hoodwink, to cheat
    Synonym: estafar
  2. to blindside
  3. (reflexive) to fool oneself, to kid oneself
    No te engañesDon't kid yourself.

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