ahijar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin adfiliare, affiliare (to adopt as a son), from Latin ad + filius (son). Compare Portuguese afilhar, Asturian afiar, Italian affiliare.

Verb[edit]

ahijar (first-person singular present ahíjo, first-person singular preterite ahijé, past participle ahijado)

  1. (transitive) to adopt someone's child.
  2. (transitive) to misattribute credit or blame
  3. (intransitive) to procreate
  4. (intransitive) to sprout

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: stressed í in certain conjugations; monosyllabic infinitives receive no written accent in certain conjugations.

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