pertenecer

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pertineō, pertinēre (from whence a rare older Spanish pertener), with the suffix -ecer, or possibly through a Vulgar Latin form *pertinēscēre. Compare Portuguese pertencer.

Verb[edit]

pertenecer (first-person singular present pertenezco, first-person singular preterite pertenecí, past participle pertenecido)

  1. to belong; to pertain

Conjugation[edit]

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

Related terms[edit]