encomendar

Contents

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese en- +‎ comendar, from Latin commendare, present active infinitive of commendō.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ẽ.ku.mẽ.ˈdaɾ/
  • Hyphenation: en‧co‧men‧dar

VerbEdit

encomendar ‎(first-person singular present indicative encomendo, past participle encomendado)

  1. (transitive) to order; to instruct
  2. (transitive) to commission
  3. (transitive) to recommend
  4. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to commend oneself; to entrust onself

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit


SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

encomendar ‎(first-person singular present encomiendo, first-person singular preterite encomendé, past participle encomendado)

  1. to entrust.

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: e becomes an ie in stressed syllables.

Related termsEdit

Read in another language