junghia

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *juglāre, syncopated form of Latin jugulāre, iugulāre, present active infinitive of jugulō, iugulō (slay, slit throat), with a nasal infix added later, or possibly through a Vulgar Latin intermediate root *junglāre. Compare Aromanian giunglju, giungljari.

VerbEdit

a junghia (third-person singular present junghie, past participle junghiat1st conj.

  1. to cut someone's throat; put a knife to someone's throat
  2. (figuratively) to sacrifice

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