empezar

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Asturian[edit]

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empezar

  1. to begin, to start

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

en- + pieza, possibly through a Vulgar Latin root *impettiāre.

Verb[edit]

empezar (first-person singular present empiezo, first-person singular preterite empecé, past participle empezado)

  1. to start, to begin

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Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: e becomes a ie in stressed syllables; z changes to c before e.