derretir

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A portmanteau of Latin dēterō (I rub away; I wear out) and Latin rēterō (I rub off) from Latin terere (I rub, I tread). Compare English detriment for the former half of the portmanteau.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dereˈtiɾ/, [d̪ereˈt̪iɾ]

Verb[edit]

derretir (first-person singular present derrito, first-person singular preterite derretí, past participle derretido)

  1. to melt

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: e weakens to i in certain conjugations.

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