Spanish edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin cremātiōnem, affected by the same change as Spanish quemar (q.v.) < Latin cremāre. Compare Portuguese queimação. By surface analysis, quemar +‎ -zón. Doublet of cremación, a borrowing from Latin.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /kemaˈθon/ [ke.maˈθõn]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /kemaˈson/ [ke.maˈsõn]
  • Rhymes: -on
  • Syllabification: que‧ma‧zón

Noun edit

quemazón f (plural quemazones)

  1. great heat
  2. burning
  3. itch
  4. jab; cutting remark

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