yacer
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yacer(
yah
-
sehr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to be buried)
a. to lie
Aquí yacen los restos mortales de Melitón Villarreal y María de Villarreal.Here lie the mortal remains of Meliton Villarreal and Maria de Villarreal.
2.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(to be lying)
a. to lie
La doncella yacía bajo el árbol y parecía dormida.The damsel was lying under the tree and appeared to be asleep.
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(to have intercourse)
a. to lie with
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
Todas las noches acudía a su habitación y yacía con ella.He went to her room every night and lay with her.
4. (to reside)
a. to lie
La clave del éxito yace en la perseverancia.The key to success lies in perseverance.
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yacer
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (estar tumbado, enterrado)
a. to lie
aquí yace…here lies…
2. (tener relaciones sexuales)
a. to lie together
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yacer
intransitive verb
1 (estar tendido) to lie
los heridos yacían sobre el asfalto the injured were lying on the tarmac; libros y papeles yacían en confuso montón books and papers lay in a confused heap
2 (estar enterrado) to lie
aquí yace Pedro Núñez here lies Pedro Núñez
3 (fornicar)
yacer con to lie with (literario)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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