See also: Negar, négar, and ñegar

AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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VerbEdit

negar

  1. (transitive) to deny

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AsturianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin negāre, present active infinitive of negō.

VerbEdit

negar (first-person singular indicative present nego, past participle negáu)

  1. to deny
  2. (reflexive) to refuse

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BasqueEdit

NounEdit

negar

  1. weeping

Bikol CentralEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish negar (to deny).

VerbEdit

negar

  1. to deny

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Catalan negar, from Latin negāre (refuse).

VerbEdit

negar (first-person singular present nego, past participle negat)

  1. to deny (not allow)
  2. to deny (assert that something is not true)
  3. to refuse
    Synonym: refusar
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Catalan negar, from Latin necāre (murder), which specialized to the sense of 'drown' in Romance. Cognate with French noyer.

VerbEdit

negar (first-person singular present nego, past participle negat)

  1. (transitive, reflexive) to drown
  2. (transitive, reflexive) to flood
    Synonym: inundar
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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese negar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin negāre, present active infinitive of negō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

negar (first-person singular present nego, first-person singular preterite neguei, past participle negado)

  1. to deny
  2. to withhold; to deprive

ConjugationEdit

  • Note: neg- are changed to negu- before front vowels (e).

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ReferencesEdit

  • negar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • negar” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • negar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • negar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • negar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

LombardEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin *adnecāre, present active infinitive of *adnecō (I drown), derived from necō (I kill). Compare Spanish anegar, Romanian îneca, French noyer.

PronunciationEdit

  • Western IPA(key): /(a)neˈɡa/
  • Eastern IPA(key): /(a)neˈɡa(ɾ)/

VerbEdit

negar

  1. (transitive) to drown

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin negāre, present active infinitive of negō (I deny).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

negar

  1. (transitive) to deny, to not allow

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese negar, from Latin negāre, present active infinitive of negō.

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

negar (first-person singular present indicative nego, past participle negado)

  1. to deny
    1. to disallow, to prohibit (to not allow)
      Synonyms: proibir, recusar
      Antonyms: autorizar, consentir, deixar, permitir
    2. to assert that something is not true
      Synonyms: desdizer, desmentir
      Antonyms: afirmar, confirmar
  2. (reflexive) to refuse
  3. to contest (call into question)
    Synonym: contestar
    Antonym: aceitar
  4. (card games) to refuse to let go of a card
  5. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of negar
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of negar
  7. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of negar
  8. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of negar

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Latin negāre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /neˈɡaɾ/, [neˈɣ̞aɾ]

VerbEdit

negar (first-person singular present niego, first-person singular preterite negué, past participle negado)

  1. to deny
  2. (reflexive, with a when followed by an infinitive) to refuse
    Me niego a creer que él dijera eso.
    I refuse to believe [that] he said that.

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