engordar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

En- +‎ gordo ‎(fat) +‎ -ar.

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  • (Paulista) IPA(key): /ẽ.ɡoɾ.ˈda(ɾ)/, /ẽ.ɡoɹ.ˈda(ɹ)/, /ĩ.ɡoɾ.ˈda(ɾ)/, /ĩ.ɡoɹ.ˈda(ɹ)/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ẽ.ɡoɾ.ˈda(ɾ)/, /ẽ.ɡoɻ.ˈda(ɻ)/, /ĩ.ɡoɾ.ˈda(ɾ)/, /ĩ.ɡoɻ.ˈda(ɻ)/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ẽ.ɡuɾ.ˈðaɾ/, /ĩ.ɡuɾ.ˈðaɾ/

Verb[edit]

engordar ‎(first-person singular present indicative engordo, past participle engordado)

  1. (a person or animal) to fatten (to become fatter)
    João engordou dez quilos de um mês para cá. - John became ten kilograms fatter from one month ago to now.
  2. (a food or nutrient) to fatten (to cause to be fatter)
    Pão engorda. - Bread makes you fat.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From en + gordo.

Verb[edit]

engordar ‎(first-person singular present engordo, first-person singular preterite engordé, past participle engordado)

  1. (intransitive) to get fat, grow fat, fatten
  2. (transitive) to cause to be fatter, fatten

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