humedecer

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Portuguese[edit]

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Verb[edit]

humedecer (first-person singular present indicative humedeço, past participle humedecido)

  1. to humidify
  2. to moisten

Conjugation[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From húmedo +‎ -ecer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /umedeˈθeɾ/, [umeðeˈθeɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /umedeˈseɾ/, [umeðeˈseɾ]

Verb[edit]

humedecer (first-person singular present humedezco, first-person singular preterite humedecí, past participle humedecido)

  1. (transitive, reflexive) to dampen, moisten, wet, humidify

Conjugation[edit]

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

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