calentar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

caliente +‎ -ar, or less likely from a Vulgar Latin *calentāre. Compare Portuguese aquentar, Galician quentar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kalenˈtaɾ/, [kalẽn̪ˈt̪aɾ]

Verb[edit]

calentar (first-person singular present caliento, first-person singular preterite calenté, past participle calentado)

  1. (transitive) to heat (cause an increase in temperature)
  2. (transitive) to turn on (arouse sexually)
  3. (transitive, intransitive) to warm up (prepare for a physical activity)

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: e becomes an ie in stressed syllables.

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