averiguar

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vērificāre, present active infinitive of vērificō.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐ.vɨ.ɾi.ˈɣwaɾ/
  • Hyphenation: a‧ve‧ri‧guar

VerbEdit

averiguar (first-person singular present indicative averiguo, past participle averiguado)

  1. (transitive) to investigate

ConjugationEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin verificāre, present active infinitive of verificō, possibly through a root *adverificare.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /abeɾiˈɡwaɾ/, [aβeɾiˈɣwaɾ]

VerbEdit

averiguar (first-person singular present averiguo, first-person singular preterite averigüé, past participle averiguado)

  1. (transitive) to find out, to figure out, to work out
  2. (transitive) to to dig up, to investigate
  3. (transitive) to ascertain, to verify, to determine

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: unstressed u; gu becomes before e.

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