aferventar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a- + ferver (to boil) + -entar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

aferventar (first-person singular present afervento, first-person singular preterite aferventei, past participle aferventado)

  1. (transitive) to boil for a short time; to blanch

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • aferventar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • aferventar” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • aferventar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.



Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

aferventar (first-person singular present indicative afervento, past participle aferventado)

  1. to boil for a short while
  2. (figuratively) to excite (to incite feelings)

Conjugation[edit]