yerto

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Vulgar Latin *erctus, past participle of *ergere, corresponding to Latin ērēctus < ērigere. Compare Italian erto. Doublet of erecto, a borrowing from Latin.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʝeɾto/, [ˈɟ͡ʝeɾ.t̪o]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈʃeɾto/, [ˈʃeɾ.t̪o]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʒeɾto/, [ˈʒeɾ.t̪o]

Adjective[edit]

yerto (feminine yerta, masculine plural yertos, feminine plural yertas)

  1. stiff; rigid

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