SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin lanceāre, present active infinitive of lanceō, from Latin lancea, of Celtiberian origin. Compare Catalan llançar, Asturian llanzar, French lancer, Italian lanciare, Occitan and Portuguese lançar, English launch. Doublet of lancear, a later borrowing.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /lanˈθaɾ/, [lãn̟.ˈθaɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /lanˈsaɾ/, [lãn.ˈsaɾ]

VerbEdit

lanzar (first-person singular present lanzo, first-person singular preterite lancé, past participle lanzado)

  1. to throw
    Synonym: arrojar
  2. to launch
  3. (baseball) to pitch

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: z becomes a c before e.

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