elegir

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin eligere

Verb[edit]

elegir (first-person singular present elegeixo, past participle elegit)

  1. to choose, to elect

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēligere, present active infinitive of ēligō.

Verb[edit]

elegir (first-person singular present elijo, first-person singular preterite elegí, past participle elegido or electo)

  1. (transitive) to choose
    Elijo vivir contento.
    I choose to be happy.
  2. to elect

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  • Rule: e becomes i in certain conjugations; g becomes a j before a or o.


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