adelgazar

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier delgazar, from Vulgar Latin root *delicatiāre, from Latin delicātus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /adelɡaˈθaɾ/, [aðelɣaˈθaɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /adelɡaˈsaɾ/, [aðelɣaˈsaɾ]

Verb[edit]

adelgazar (first-person singular present adelgazo, first-person singular preterite adelgacé, past participle adelgazado)

  1. to make thin or slender
  2. to refine, to purify
  3. to lose weight

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  • Rule: z becomes a c before e.

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