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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).
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Romance
Portuguese encantar, Galician encantar, Catalan encantar, French enchanter, Italian incantare, Eastern Vulgar Latin: Aromanian ncãntu, Romanian încânta