necesidad

SpanishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish necessidad, borrowed from Latin necessitās, necessitātem. According to Coromines and Pascual, attested since the 13th century, in Gonzalo de Berceo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /neθesiˈdad/, [ne.θe.siˈð̞að̞]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /nesesiˈdad/, [ne.se.siˈð̞að̞]
  • Hyphenation: ne‧ce‧si‧dad

NounEdit

necesidad f (plural necesidades)

  1. need
  2. necessity
  3. neediness, state of being in need
  4. neediness (emotional)

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