escarnecer

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese escarneçer, corresponding to escarnir +‎ -ecer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /iʃ.kɐɾ.nɨ.ˈseɾ/
  • Hyphenation: es‧car‧ne‧cer

Verb[edit]

escarnecer (first-person singular present indicative escarneço, past participle escarnecido)

  1. to mock; to deride; to laugh at

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

escarnecer (first-person singular present escarnezco, first-person singular preterite escarnecí, past participle escarnecido)

  1. to mock; to deride; to laugh at

Conjugation[edit]

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

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