SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish herver, from Latin fervere, present active infinitive of ferveō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeru- (to be hot, boil).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /erˈbiɾ/, [erˈβiɾ]

VerbEdit

hervir (first-person singular present hiervo, first-person singular preterite herví, past participle hervido)

  1. to boil
    Synonyms: bullir, cocer

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: e becomes a ie in stressed syllables and i in certain conjugations.

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