fregar

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From Latin frico.

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fregar (first-person singular present frego, past participle fregat)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to rub
  2. (transitive) to graze, to brush
  3. (transitive) to wash (dishes)

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin fricāre, present active infinitive of fricō

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɾeˈɡaɾ/, [fɾeˈɣaɾ]

Verb[edit]

fregar (first-person singular present friego, first-person singular preterite fregué, past participle fregado)

  1. to wash (dishes)
    Ponte a fregar los platos, que ya hay muchos. - Start doing the dishes, there's already a lot.
  2. to scrub
  3. (colloquial, Latin America) to peeve, annoy
    ¡Dejá de fregar! - Stop annoying [me]!
    Ella siempre está fregándolo, pero él tiene paciencia. - She's always annoying him, but he's patient.

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  • Rule: e becomes ie in stressed syllables; g becomes a gu before e.

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