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EtymologyEdit

From costa (coast).

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VerbEdit

acostar (first-person singular present acosto, past participle acostat)

  1. to bring closer

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PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

acostar (first-person singular present indicative acosto, past participle acostado)

  1. (nautical) to dock; to board

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From costa (coast). Cognate with English accost (to lie alongside [obsolete definition]).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /akosˈtaɾ/, [akosˈt̪aɾ]

VerbEdit

acostar (first-person singular present acuesto, first-person singular preterite acosté, past participle acostado)

  1. (transitive) to lay
  2. (transitive) to put to bed
    Ya es hora de acostar a los niños.It's time to put the children to bed.
  3. (nautical) to land, put in, berth

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: o becomes a ue in stressed syllables.

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