constreñir

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin constringere, present active infinitive of constringō. Doublet of the borrowing constringir.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /konstɾeˈɲiɾ/, [konst̪ɾeˈɲiɾ]

Verb[edit]

constreñir (first-person singular present constriño, first-person singular preterite constreñí, past participle constreñido)

  1. to constrain
  2. to oppress

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: The i in certain endings is absorbed; the e becomes a i in certain conjugations.

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