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vergüenza f. (Noun) "shame"
12th cent. From Latin verecundia "shame;" "modesty." From verecundus "ashamed;" "modest." From the verb vereri "to revere." From Proto-Italic *wer-ē- 'id.' From Proto-Indo-European *u̯er-eh1- "to sense." De Vaan (2014) suggests a semantic evolution of "to sense" into "to be wary" to "to show respect."
Indo-European
Romance
Asturian vergoña, Portuguese vergonha, Galician vergoña, Catalan vergonya, French vérécondie, Italian vergogna, Sardinian bergugna
Celtic
Old Irish cóïr "just," Old Welsh couer "complete"
Germanic
Gothic wars "careful," Old Norse varr 'id.,' Old High German gi-war 'id.,' Old Saxon war 'id.,' Old English wær 'id.' (English aware)
Balto-Slavic
Latvian vẽrt "to watch"
Tocharian
A wär- "to smell," B wär-sk- 'id.'