esparcir

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spargere, present active infinitive of spargō, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)pregʰ- (to scatter, to jerk). Cognate with English sparge. Also compare English sparse.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

esparcir (first-person singular present esparzo, first-person singular preterite esparcí, past participle esparcido)

  1. (transitive) to scatter, disperse; to sprinkle; to fire out
  2. (transitive) to entertain, divert
  3. (transitive) to circulate, spread (news)

Conjugation[edit]

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

Related terms[edit]