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From lleno (full) +‎ -ar.[1]


  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /ʝeˈnaɾ/ [ɟ͡ʝeˈnaɾ]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /ʎeˈnaɾ/ [ʎeˈnaɾ]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ʃeˈnaɾ/ [ʃeˈnaɾ]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ʒeˈnaɾ/ [ʒeˈnaɾ]

  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: lle‧nar


llenar (first-person singular present lleno, first-person singular preterite llené, past participle llenado)

  1. (transitive) to fill something up
    Synonyms: colmar, rellenar
  2. (transitive) to fill out or complete a form
    Synonym: rellenar
    Por favor llene este formulario.
    Please fill out this form.
  3. (transitive) to complete a group
    Synonym: completar
  4. (transitive, Argentina, Uruguay) to bore, to tire
    Synonym: hartar
  5. (transitive, Cuba, Uruguay) to bother, to disturb
    Synonym: molestar
  6. (intransitive, rare, of the moon) to become full
  7. (takes a reflexive pronoun, colloquial) to gorge, to chow down


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  1. ^ Coromines, Joan (2011) Breve diccionario etimológico de la lengua castellana [Brief etymological dictionary of the Spanish language] (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN

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