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emparedado m. (Adjective, Noun) walled in; "sandwich"
13th cent. From emparedar.
emparedar (Verb) to wall in
16th cent. From en- "in" and pared.
empezar (Verb) "to begin"
12th cent. Old Spanish empeçar. Probably from Vulgar Latin *impiattare "to begin" but literally "to snap a piece (off)," from *im- (see en-) and *piatta "piece" (see pieza).
emplear (Verb) "to employ"
12th cent. Borrowed from Old French empleiier 'id.,' from Latin implicare "to fold (in)" (see implicar).
Indo-European
Romance
Portuguese empregar, French employer, Italian impiegare, Romanian implica
empleo m. (Noun) "employment"
16th cent. From emplear.
en (Preposition) "in," "at," "about," "against," "within," "into"
10th cent. From Latin in 'id.' (Archaic Latin en). From Proto-Italic *en 'id.' From Proto-Indo-European *h1en 'id.'
Indo-European
Romance
Portuguese em, Catalan en, French en, Italian in, Aromanian ãn, Romanian în
Italic
Oscan en, Paelignian i
Celtic
Old Irish i, Old Welsh in, Old Breton en, Cornish yn
Germanic
Gothic in, Old Norse í, Old Saxon in, Old High German in, Old English in (English in)
Balto-Slavic
Old Church Slavonic vъn, Russian vo, Lithuanian į, Old Prussian en
Hellenic
Ancient Greek ἐν (en)
Armenian
Armenian i
Tocharian
A yn-, B in-
enamorado (Adjective, Noun) "enamored;" "lover"
15th cent. From enamorar.
enamorar (Verb) "to be in love"
15th cent. From en- "in" and amor.
encantado (Adjective) "delighted;" "charmed"
14th cent. From encantar.
encantar (Verb) "to delight," "to enchant;" (less literally) "to love"
14th cent. From Latin incantare "to chant (as a mystical ritual)," "to enchant (with a spell);" "to sing." Composed of in- (see en-) and cantare "to sing" but also "to chant," "to recite" (see cantar).
Indo-European
Romance
Portuguese encantar, Galician encantar, Catalan encantar, French enchanter, Italian incantare, Eastern Vulgar Latin: Aromanian ncãntu, Romanian încânta