The word ungían is the imperfect form of ungir in the third person plural. See the full ungir conjugation.

ungir

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ungir(
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heer
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to apply)
a. to put ointment on
El enfermero le quitó los vendajes a Ramiro y le ungió las heridas.The nurse removed Ramiro's bandages and put ointment on his wounds.
b. to rub on
Ungir el pecho con ungüento de mentol es un remedio eficaz para quitar la tos.Rubbing menthol salve on your chest is an effective cough remedy.
2. (religious)
a. to anoint
El sacerdote ungió al niño en la frente con el óleo bautismal.The priest anointed the child on the forehead with the baptismal oil.
3. (politics) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. to elect
El candidato de la oposición fue ungido presidente con una victoria aplastante.The opposition candidate was elected president by a landslide.
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ungir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to put ointment on
2. (religion)
a. to anoint
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ungir
transitive verb
1 (Med) to put ointment on; rub with ointment
2 (Religión) to anoint
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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