anochecer

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a- + Latin noctēscere, present active infinitive of noctēscō (I grow towards night, grow dark), from nox, noctis (night), or from a- +‎ noche +‎ -ecer. Compare Asturian anochecer, Extremaduran anochecel, Galician anoitecer, Leonese anuchecere, anochecere, Mirandese anuitecer, Portuguese anoitecer.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

anochecer (first-person singular present anochezco, first-person singular preterite anochecí, past participle anochecido)

  1. (intransitive, impersonal) to become night, to get dark
  2. (intransitive) to be somewhere by dark

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: c becomes a zc before a or o.

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

anochecer m (plural anocheceres)

  1. dusk, nightfall

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