adelgaçar

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Etymology[edit]

A-- +‎ delgaçar, from Vulgar Latin *delicatiāre, from Latin delicātus (tender; delicate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Paulista) IPA(key): /a.dew.ɡa.ˈsa(ɾ)/, /a.dew.ɡa.ˈsa(ɹ)/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /a.dew.ɡa.ˈsa(ɾ)/, /a.dew.ɡa.ˈsa(ɻ)/

Verb[edit]

adelgaçar (first-person singular present indicative adelgaço, past participle adelgaçado)

  1. (transitive) to thin (to make thin or thinner)
  2. (intransitive) to thin (to become thin or thinner)
  3. (transitive) to make lean or leaner, less fat
  4. (intransitive) to become lean or leaner
  5. (intransitive, of fog, a cloud, a shadow, etc.) to become less dense
  6. (figuratively) to hone (to refine or master a skill)

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