encestar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

En- +‎ cesta (basket) +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Paulista) IPA(key): /ẽ.ses.ˈta(ɾ)/, /ẽ.ses.ˈta(ɹ)/, /ĩ.ses.ˈta(ɾ)/, /ĩ.ses.ˈta(ɹ)/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ẽ.ses.ˈta(ɾ)/, /ẽ.ses.ˈta(ɻ)/, /ĩ.ses.ˈta(ɾ)/, /ĩ.ses.ˈta(ɻ)/

Verb[edit]

encestar (first-person singular present indicative encesto, past participle encestado)

  1. to throw something into a basket
  2. (basketball) to score a basket
  3. to punch out (to repeatedly hit someone or something)

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

encestar (first-person singular present encesto, first-person singular preterite encesté, past participle encestado)

  1. to score a basket

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