enorgullecer

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From orgullo, from Catalan orgull (pride).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /enorɡuʎeˈθeɾ/, [enorɣuʎeˈθeɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /enorɡuɟ͡ʝeˈseɾ/, [enorɣuʝeˈseɾ]
  • Hyphenation: e‧nor‧gu‧lle‧cer

Verb[edit]

enorgullecer (first-person singular present enorgullezco, first-person singular preterite enorgullecí, past participle enorgullecido)

  1. (transitive, but more often takes a reflexive pronoun)
    1. (transitive) to make proud
      Le enorgullece a su padre.
      He makes his father proud.
      Les enorgullecen mucho los gemelos a su familia entera.
      The twins make their whole family very proud.
    2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to be proud of, grow proud
      Se enorgullece de su hijo.
      He is proud of his son.
      La familia entera se enorgullece mucho de los gemelos.
      The whole family is very proud of the twins.
      Hoy no me enorgullezco de mí mismo.
      I'm not proud of myself today.
      Te deberías enorgullecer de todo lo que has logrado.
      You should be proud of everything you've accomplished.

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: c becomes a zc before a or o.

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