escoger

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From Old Spanish escoger, equivalent to es- +‎ coger, or possibly from a Vulgar Latin *excolligere, from Latin ex- + colligere (to gather). Compare Asturian escoyer, Catalan escollir, Extremaduran escogel, Galician escoller, Portuguese escolher.

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escoger (first-person singular present escojo, first-person singular preterite escogí, past participle escogido)

  1. (transitive) to choose, select, pick
    Escojo la segunda opción.I choose the second option.
    Synonyms: elegir, seleccionar

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  • Rule: g becomes a j before a or o.

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