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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