alumbrar

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin illumināre, confusing prefix il- with a-, or through a Vulgar Latin root *alluminare. Doublet of iluminar. Compare Asturian allumar, Galician alumar, Portuguese alumiar, French allumer, Italian alluminare.

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  • IPA(key): /alumˈbɾaɾ/, [alũmˈbɾaɾ]

Verb[edit]

alumbrar (first-person singular present alumbro, first-person singular preterite alumbré, past participle alumbrado)

  1. to illuminate
    Synonyms: iluminar, aluzar
  2. to give birth
    Synonym: dar a luz
  3. to shed light (on)

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