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EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish, from Latin tingere, present active infinitive of tingō, from Proto-Indo-European *teng- (to soak, dip).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /teˈɲiɾ/, [t̪eˈɲiɾ]

VerbEdit

teñir (first-person singular present tiño, first-person singular preterite teñí, past participle teñido)

  1. to color, dye, stain

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: The i in certain endings is absorbed; the e becomes a i in certain conjugations.

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