comenzar

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *cominitiō, *cominitiāre, from com- + Latin initiāre, present active infinitive of initiō.

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comenzar

  1. to begin, to start
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Galician[edit]

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comenzar

  1. Alternative form of comezar.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *cominitiō, *cominitiāre, from com- + Latin initiāre, present active infinitive of initiō. Compare Catalan començar, French commencer, Italian cominciare, Portuguese começar, Romansch cumanzar.

Verb[edit]

comenzar (first-person singular present comienzo, first-person singular preterite comencé, past participle comenzado)

  1. to begin
    Yo me senté sobre un banco en el jardín, y comencé a leer un libro interesante.
    I sat on a bench in the garden, and I started to read an interesting book.
  2. to commence
    Usted puede comenzar.
    You may commence.

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