ayustar

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably an adaptation of Catalan ajustar, from older justar, from Vulgar Latin *iuxtāre, from Latin iuxtā (near, close)[1].

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /aʝusˈtaɾ/, [a.ʝus.ˈt̪aɾ]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /aʃusˈtaɾ/, [a.ʃuh.ˈt̪aɾ]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /aʒusˈtaɾ/, [a.ʒuh.ˈt̪aɾ]

VerbEdit

ayustar (first-person singular present ayusto, first-person singular preterite ayusté, past participle ayustado)

  1. (nautical, transitive) to splice (rope)

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