ensordecer

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From en- + Latin surdescere, present active infinitive of surdēscō, from surdus ‎(deaf) + -ēscō. Compare Portuguese ensurdecer, Catalan ensordir.

Verb[edit]

ensordecer ‎(first-person singular present ensordezco, first-person singular preterite ensordecí, past participle ensordecido)

  1. (transitive) to deafen
  2. (reflexive) to go deaf.

Conjugation[edit]

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

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