encomendar

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese en- +‎ comendar, from Latin commendare, present active infinitive of commendō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ẽ.ku.mẽ.ˈdaɾ/
  • Hyphenation: en‧co‧men‧dar

Verb[edit]

encomendar ‎(first-person singular present indicative encomendo, past participle encomendado)

  1. (transitive) to order; to instruct
  2. (transitive) to commission
  3. (transitive) to recommend
  4. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to commend oneself; to entrust onself

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

encomendar ‎(first-person singular present encomiendo, first-person singular preterite encomendé, past participle encomendado)

  1. to entrust.

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: e becomes an ie in stressed syllables.

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