azogue

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish azogue

Noun[edit]

azogue (countable and uncountable, plural azogues)

  1. (mining) Silver ores suitable for treatment by amalgamation with mercury.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic الزَّوْق(az-zawq, the quicksilver), from Arabic زَاؤُوق(zāʾūq, quicksilver).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /aˈθoɡe/, [aˈθo.ɣ̞e]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /aˈsoɡe/, [aˈso.ɣ̞e]
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Noun[edit]

azogue m (uncountable)

  1. mercury, quicksilver
    Synonym: mercurio

Descendants[edit]

  • English: azogue
  • Tagalog: asoge

Verb[edit]

azogue

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of azogar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of azogar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of azogar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of azogar.

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