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EtymologyEdit

From Latin ēvānēscere, present active infinitive of ēvānescō, influenced by the Spanish prefix des-, or less likely through a Vulgar Latin root *disvanescere. Compare the borrowed doublet evanescer. See also Portuguese esvaecer.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /desbaneˈθeɾ/, [d̪ezβaneˈθeɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /desbaneˈseɾ/, [d̪ezβaneˈseɾ]

VerbEdit

desvanecer (first-person singular present desvanezco, first-person singular preterite desvanecí, past participle desvanecido)

  1. to vanish
  2. (reflexive) to fade
    Synonyms: desaparecer, evanescer

ConjugationEdit

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

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