amortiguar

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Etymology[edit]

From older mortiguar, from Latin mortificō. Doublet of mortificar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /amoɾtiˈɡwaɾ/ [a.moɾ.t̪iˈɣ̞waɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: a‧mor‧ti‧guar

Verb[edit]

amortiguar (first-person singular present amortiguo, first-person singular preterite amortigüé, past participle amortiguado)

  1. (transitive) to tone down (to make milder); to dim (a light); to muffle (a sound); to damp down (a fire)
  2. (transitive) to cushion, to absorb (an impact)

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