empedernir

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *empedrenir, from em- +‎ pedra and an uncertain suffix[1].

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

empedernir (first-person singular present indicative empederno, past participle empedernido)

  1. (transitive) to make rock hard

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1932, Antenor Nascentes, Dicionário etimológico da língua portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /empedeɾˈniɾ/, [ẽm.pe.ð̞eɾˈniɾ]

VerbEdit

empedernir (no first-person singular present, first-person singular preterite empederní, past participle empedernido)

  1. to harden

Usage notesEdit

  • Used only with forms where the ending begins with -i.

ConjugationEdit