Traslating a word in spanish

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I am needing to know what exitada means in english'

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updated JUN 19, 2008
posted by Lorena-M-Bazan

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This confusion happens because the (Latin) American way to pronounce the soft "c" is like an "s", so the "xc" in "excitada" is pronounced as /ks/+/s/ = /ks/. In Spain the "c" sounds like an English "th", so this particular spelling mistake doesn't happen (we have others).

updated JUN 19, 2008
posted by lazarus1907
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Hi Lorena
Just noticed that you are a new member. Welcome to the forum.

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updated JUN 19, 2008
posted by Eddy
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Hi Lorena
It comes from the verb excitar - to excite, to arouse, to get worked up over something. Excitado is the past participle and "excitada" is used here because it relates to a female. Note that I have added the missing "c".

updated JUN 19, 2008
posted by Eddy