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Spanish Word of the Day: Cortar

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Cortar

Verbos relacionados con la cocina

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 1/22/2001
Word: Cortar
(cor-TAR), verbo transitivo.
English: To cut
Etymology: Del latín curtare.
Meaning: 1. Dividir una cosa o separar sus partes con algún instrumento cortante.
2. Dar con las tijeras u otro instrumento la forma conveniente y apropiada a las diferentes piezas de que se compone una prenda de vestir o calzar.
Topic:Verbos relacionados con la cocina
Example:

"Cortó tres berenjenas en rodajas de un centímetro, las saló..."
(Manuel Vázquez Montabán, Los Mares del Sur)

Pronunciation: