cimentar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cimento +‎ -ar.

Verb[edit]

cimentar (first-person singular present indicative cimento, past participle cimentado)

  1. (transitive) to cement (affix with cement)
  2. (transitive, figuratively) to cement (make permanent)
    Synonyms: consolidar, firmar

Conjugation[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cimiento +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /θimenˈtaɾ/, [θimẽn̪ˈt̪aɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /simenˈtaɾ/, [simẽn̪ˈt̪aɾ]

Verb[edit]

cimentar (first-person singular present cimiento, first-person singular preterite cimenté, past participle cimentado)

  1. to lay the foundations of (a building, a movement, etc.)
  2. to found (a building, a city)

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: e becomes an ie in stressed syllables.