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huyera - is this a conjugation of haber?

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I am reviewing the use of haber and came across "huyera". Here is the text:

"Para que Pulgarcita *no huyera *al despertar, la pusieron sobre una hoja de lirio de agua en el medio del río."
(So that Thumbelina *could not *escape when she woke up, they put her on a leaf of a water lily in the middle of the river.)

I have edited/corrected the above for others to understand.

Questions:
1. Is "huyera" a conjugation of haber? I have searched several places and cannot find "huyera".
2. What am I not understanding -- I am perplexed.

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updated MAY 16, 2009
posted by Daniel

12 Answers

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Ahora sí funciona. En realidad, el problema era que tenía bloqueado los pop-ups para esta página Web. Cuando lo he desbloqueado en la barra de herramientas de Internet Explorer ya no hay problema aunque la palabra vaya entre comillas.

updated MAY 16, 2009
posted by nila45
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Pues no sé, pero en mi ordenador no funciona cuando va entre comillas. Deben ser un problema relacionado con mi ordenador, pero, a lo mejor, hay más gente que le pasa lo mismo que a mí.

updated MAY 16, 2009
posted by nila45
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Efectivamente, se puede hacer doble clic en la palabra y aparecerá el diccionario con esa palabra. Pero, si la palabra va entre comillas, no funciona bien este sistema.

Acabo de hacer doble clic sobre la palabra 'dictionary? que aparece entre comillas en el hilo numero 5 de Aurino y funciona bastante bien.

updated MAY 15, 2009
posted by Eddy
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Efectivamente, se puede hacer doble clic en la palabra y aparecerá el diccionario con esa palabra. Pero, si la palabra va entre comillas, no funciona bien este sistema.

updated MAY 15, 2009
posted by nila45
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As an alternative to Lazarus' method, for the grammatically-challenged like myself, you can also click the "dictionary" link at the top and just type the word. It will tell you what the infinitive form of the verb is.

Hi Aurino
There is a quicker method than that. Just double click on any word and it will take you to the dictionary section.

updated MAY 15, 2009
posted by Eddy
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haber: he, has, ha, hemos , han....its used in front of a conjuagted verb, such as: he hecho comida. --> translates to, I have made food.

updated MAY 15, 2009
posted by j-izzle
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As an alternative to Lazarus' method, for the grammatically-challenged like myself, you can also click the "dictionary" link at the top and just type the word. It will tell you what the infinitive form of the verb is.

How about that - it worked. I did not know that. Thank you.

updated MAY 15, 2009
posted by Daniel
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As an alternative to Lazarus' method, for the grammatically-challenged like myself, you can also click the "dictionary" link at the top and just type the word. It will tell you what the infinitive form of the verb is.

updated MAY 14, 2009
posted by 00719c95
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Next time try this:

Whenever there is an unstressed "i" between .......

As always -- thanks for your great response.

updated MAY 14, 2009
posted by Daniel
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Next time try this:

Whenever there is an unstressed "i" between two other vowels, that "i" is naturally pronounced as "y", and therefore, it is written as such. In "huyera", you have a suspicious "y" between vowels, suggesting that it could have originally been an "i", from "huiera". Now, "-iera" is a imperfect subjunctive ending from the 2nd or 3rd conjugations (the one for the 1st conjugation is -ara"), so the stem of the root is "hu", and the verb is likely to be "huer" or "huir", assuming that the imperfect subjunctive of this verb is regular (and in "huir").

Examples of regular verbs in imperfect subjunctive:

com-er: com-iera
beb-er: beb-iera

Examples of verbs whose root end in vowel, and therefore, change "i" for "y":

le-er : le-iera --> leyera
constru-ir: construiera --> construyera

"Haber" is irregular, and in imperfect subjunctive, it replaces the stem "hab-" for "hub-":

hab-er: hub-iera

updated MAY 14, 2009
posted by lazarus1907
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First or third person of the subjuntivo pretérito of the verb "huir":


I will be a "Thumbelina ". How embarrassing. Thank you so much.

updated MAY 14, 2009
posted by Daniel
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First or third person of the subjuntivo pretérito of the verb "huir":

http://www.spanishdict.com/conjugate/huir

http://www.spanishdict.com/translate/huir

updated MAY 14, 2009
posted by 00719c95
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