adelgazar

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier delgazar, from Vulgar Latin *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, purify
  3. to lose weight
    Synonyms: bajar de peso, reducir peso
    • 2019, “El Perro De Tu Señorío”, performed by Carolina Durante:
      Y si peso mucho puedo adelgazar / Lo necesario para entrar en tu bolsillo
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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  • Rule: z becomes a c before e.

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