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EtymologyEdit

From Latin pungere, present active infinitive of pungō, from Proto-Italic *pungō, from Proto-Indo-European *pewḱ- (prick, punch). Cognate with French poindre, Romanian împunge.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpun.d͡ʒe.re/, [ˈpun̺ʲd͡ʒer̺e]
  • Rhymes: -undʒere
  • Hyphenation: pùn‧ge‧re

VerbEdit

pungere

  1. (transitive) to prick
  2. (transitive) to sting, bite (of an insect, etc.)
  3. (transitive) to prickle, scratch

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