cintilar

PortugueseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin scintillāre, present active infinitive of scintillō. Cf. also centelhar, possibly an inherited doublet.

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cintilar (first-person singular present indicative cintilo, past participle cintilado)

  1. to scintillate; to sparkle
    Synonyms: centelhar, faiscar, chispar
  2. to shine (to reflect light)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin scintillāre, present active infinitive of scintillō. Cf. also centellar, possibly an inherited doublet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θintiˈlaɾ/, [θĩn̪.t̪iˈlaɾ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /sintiˈlaɾ/, [sĩn̪.t̪iˈlaɾ]

VerbEdit

cintilar (first-person singular present cintilo, first-person singular preterite cintilé, past participle cintilado)

  1. to scintillate
    Synonym: centellear
  2. to shine (to reflect light)
    Synonym: brillar

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