matizar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin matizare, from Byzantine Greek λαμματίζειν (lammatízein), from λάμμα (lámma) (from λόμα (lóma, band, trimming, edge), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wĺ̥h₁neh₂) + -ατος (-atos).

Verb[edit]

matizar (first-person singular present matizo, first-person singular preterite maticé, past participle matizado)

  1. (transitive) to clarify a concept, to be more specific
  2. to blend colours in an agreeable way.

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: z becomes a c before e.