esmiuzar

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Es- +‎ *miúza, from Latin minutia. Compare Portuguese esmiuçar and Spanish desmenuzar.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /esmi.uˈθaɾ/, (western) /esmi.uˈsaɾ/

VerbEdit

esmiuzar (first-person singular present esmiúzo, first-person singular preterite esmiucei, past participle esmiuzado)

  1. to tear into pieces; to grind
    Synonyms: esnaquizar, relar

ConjugationEdit

  • Note: esmiuz- are changed to esmiuc- before front vowels (e).

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • esmiuzar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • esmiuzar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.