[<< wiktionary] enguiçar
== Portuguese ==


=== Etymology ===
Possibly from Gothic 𐌹𐌽𐍅𐌴𐌹𐍄𐌾𐌰𐌽 (inweitjan) or from Vulgar Latin *iniquitiare.


=== Pronunciation ===
(Paulista) IPA(key): /ẽ.ɡi.ˈsa(ɾ)/, -(ɹ), /ĩ.ɡi.ˈsa(ɾ)/, -(ɹ)
(South Brazil) IPA(key): /ẽ.ɡi.ˈsa(ɾ)/, -(ɻ), /ĩ.ɡi.ˈsa(ɾ)/, -(ɻ)
(Portugal) IPA(key): /ẽ.ɡi.ˈsaɾ/
Hyphenation: en‧gui‧çar


=== Verb ===
enguiçar (first-person singular present indicative enguiço, past participle enguiçado)

to evil-eye (to cast an evil eye)
(Brazil) to break (to stop functioning properly)
to stunt a vegetable (to hinder the growth of)


==== Conjugation ====


==== Synonyms ====
(to evil-eye): mau olhar, quebrantar
(break): estragar, quebrar


==== Related terms ====
enguiçado
enguiçador
enguiçamento
enguiço