avergonzar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a- +‎ vergüenza (shame) +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /aberɡonˈθaɾ/, [aβerɣõn̟ˈθaɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /aberɡonˈsaɾ/, [aβerɣõnˈsaɾ]

Verb[edit]

avergonzar (first-person singular present avergüenzo, first-person singular preterite avergoncé, past participle avergonzado)

  1. (transitive) to shame
  2. (transitive) to embarrass

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: o becomes a ue and g becomes a in stressed syllables; z becomes a c before e.

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