alentar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From alento.

Verb[edit]

alentar (first-person singular present indicative alento, past participle alentado)

  1. to encourage

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *alenitō, contracted from *anhelitō, from Latin anhelō (I exhale).

Verb[edit]

alentar (first-person singular present aliento, first-person singular preterite alenté, past participle alentado)

  1. to encourage, animate, inspirit

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: e becomes an ie in stressed syllables.

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