adelgazar

SpanishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From earlier delgazar, from Vulgar Latin *delicatiāre, from Latin delicātus.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /adelɡaˈθaɾ/, [aðelɣaˈθaɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /adelɡaˈsaɾ/, [aðelɣaˈsaɾ]

VerbEdit

adelgazar (first-person singular present adelgazo, first-person singular preterite adelgacé, past participle adelgazado)

  1. to make thin or slender
  2. to refine, purify
  3. to lose weight
    Synonyms: bajar de peso, reducir peso

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: z becomes a c before e.

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