abalanzar

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a- +‎ balanza (balance) +‎ -ar, from Latin bilanx, bilancēs.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /abalanˈθaɾ/, [a.β̞a.lãn̟.ˈθaɾ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /abalanˈsaɾ/, [a.β̞a.lãn.ˈsaɾ]

VerbEdit

abalanzar (first-person singular present abalanzo, first-person singular preterite abalancé, past participle abalanzado)

  1. (transitive) to propel
  2. (transitive, dated) to balance, compensate
  3. (reflexive) (+ sobre) to pounce on, swoop down on

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: z becomes a c before e.

Further readingEdit