sostener

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sustinēre, present active infinitive of sustineō.

VerbEdit

sostener

  1. to hold (to grasp)
  2. to sustain

ConjugationEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sustinēre, present active infinitive of sustineō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sosteˈneɾ/, [sos.t̪eˈneɾ]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

sostener (first-person singular present sostengo, first-person singular preterite sostuve, past participle sostenido)

  1. to hold, to hold up, to prop up, to sustain, to underpin (physically)
  2. to sustain, to support, to keep (i.e. to give continuity to)
  3. to support, to uphold, to hold, to sustain, to contend, to maintain, to argue, to claim, to underpin, to defend

ConjugationEdit

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