engordar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since circa 1409. En- +‎ gordo (fat) +‎ -ar.

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

  1. (intransitive) to fatten; to grow fat; to get fat
    Antonym: adelgazar
  2. (transitive) to fatten; to make fat
    Synonym: cebar
    Antonym: adelgazar

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References[edit]

  • engord” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • engordar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • engordar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • engordar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

En- +‎ gordo (fat) +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (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 +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /enɡoɾˈdaɾ/, [ẽŋ.ɡoɾˈð̞aɾ]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (intransitive) to get fat, grow fat, fatten
    Antonyms: adelgazar, enflacar
    • 1996, Pau Donés (lyrics and music), “La Flaca”, performed by Jarabe De Palo:
      Y bailar y bailar, y tomar y tomar / Una cerveza tras otra pero ella nunca engorda
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. (transitive) to cause to be fatter, fatten
    Antonym: adelgazar

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