quemar

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Asturian[edit]

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quemar (first-person singular indicative present quemo, past participle quemáu)

  1. to burn

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cremāre, present active infintive of cremō.

Verb[edit]

quemar (first-person singular present quemo, first-person singular preterite quemé, past participle quemado)

  1. (transitive) to burn
  2. (transitive) to scorch
  3. (transitive) to tan
  4. (intransitive) to be very hot
  5. (transitive, colloquial) to freeze
  6. (intransitive, colloquial) to be very cold

Usage notes[edit]

  • Preferred verb for to tan is broncearse (almost always reflexive).
  • When used to indicate cold, the speaker must clarify so unless the context is known.
Han quemado muchos árboles en la montaña. (Too many trees have been burned down on the mountain)
Había nevado tanto que el frío quemaba en la montaña. (It had snowed so much that it was freezing by the mountain)

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