teñir

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See also: tenir

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish, from Latin tingere, present active infinitive of tingō, from Proto-Indo-European *teng- (to soak, dip).

Verb[edit]

teñir (first-person singular present tiño, first-person singular preterite teñí, past participle teñido)

  1. to color, to dye, to stain

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: The i in certain endings is absorbed; the e becomes a i in certain conjugations.

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