plialtigi

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pli +‎ alta +‎ -igi.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /plialtˈiɡi/
  • Hyphenation: pli‧alt‧i‧gi
  • Rhymes: -iɡi

VerbEdit

plialtigi (present plialtigas, past plialtigis, future plialtigos, conditional plialtigus, volitive plialtigu)

  1. (transitive) to raise, elevate
  2. (transitive) to heighten, increase (the intensity of an experience)
    plialtigi ies plezuroto heighten someone’s pleasure
  3. (transitive) to raise, increase (monetary value, price, etc.)
    plialtigi la produktadon / sian postulonto increase production / one’s asking price
    plialtigi la luprezonto raise the rent
  4. (transitive) to promote, advance
    plialtigi iun al la rango de vicprezidanto.promote someone to the position of vice-president

Usage notesEdit

Plialtigi is most often used in figurative senses; for literal (physical) senses, see altigi.

ConjugationEdit