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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin masticāre, present active infinitive of masticō. The word mastegar derives from the same source, but is a direct descendant while masticar is a later loanword.

VerbEdit

masticar (first-person singular present mastico, past participle masticat)

  1. to chew

ConjugationEdit

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PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

masticar

  1. to chew

ConjugationEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin masticāre, present active infinitive of masticō. The word mascar derives from the same source, but is a direct descendant while masticar is a later loanword.

VerbEdit

masticar (first-person singular present mastico, first-person singular preterite mastiqué, past participle masticado)

  1. to chew
  2. to think (about an idea)

ConjugationEdit

  • c becomes qu before e.