despedazar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /despedaˈθaɾ/, [d̪es.pe.ð̞a.ˈθaɾ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /despedaˈsaɾ/, [d̪es.pe.ð̞a.ˈsaɾ]

Verb[edit]

despedazar (first-person singular present despedazo, first-person singular preterite despedacé, past participle despedazado)

  1. (transitive) to tear to pieces
  2. to break someone's heart
  3. to break the law

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: z becomes a c before e.

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