cocer

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin coquere, present active infinitive of coquō.

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cocer (first-person singular present cozo, first-person singular preterite coín, past participle coido)

  1. to simmer
  2. first-person singular personal infinitive of cocer
  3. third-person singular personal infinitive of cocer

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

West Germanic *kokar-, whence also Old Frisian koker, Old Saxon kokar (Dutch koker), Old High German kohhār (German Köcher). The origin of the West Germanic word is unknown, but note that a similar word can be found in Turkic and Mongolic languages: see Proto-Mongolic *kökexür for more.

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Noun[edit]

cocer m

  1. a quiver for arrows
  2. a case, container
  3. a sheath

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin coquere, present active infinitive of coquō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pekʷ- (to cook, become ripe).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cocer (first-person singular present cuezo, first-person singular preterite cocí, past participle cocido)

  1. to boil
    cocer a fuego lento - simmer
  2. (reflexive, cocerse) to brew
    Algo se está cociendo
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to chafe (get sore)

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: o becomes ue in stressed syllables; c becomes a z before a or o.

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