abalanzar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From balanza (balance), from Latin bilanx, bilances.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /abalanˈθaɾ/, [aβalãn̟ˈθaɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /abalanˈsaɾ/, [aβalãnˈsaɾ]

Verb[edit]

abalanzar (first-person singular present abalanzo, first-person singular preterite abalancé, past participle abalanzado)

  1. (transitive) to propel
  2. (transitive, dated) to balance, compensate
  3. (reflexive, abalanzarse sobre) to pounce on, swoop down on

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: z becomes a c before e.

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