From older sujuzgar, from Old Spanish sujudgar, from Latin subiugāre, present active infinitive of subiugō, and influenced by the verb juzgar (“to judge”), from Old Spanish judgar, from Latin iudicāre. Compare the borrowed doublet subyugar.
- Hyphenation: so‧juz‧gar
- to subjugate
- Rule: g becomes a gu before e.