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To turn on in Spanish 🇪🇸

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to turn on encender
How to say “to turn on” in Spanish? “Encender”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “encender” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on to turn on in Spanish like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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normal speech: en-CEN-der

7 months ago


Encender – Apagar (To turn on – To turn off)

7 months ago


¿Puedo encender la televisión?: Can I turn on the television? Can also mean to light or to turn.

8 months ago

encender info.

Tips to remember “encender”:
– Associating “encender” with “to ignite” can help because they both start with “en-“.
– Think of the English word “cinder” (a small piece of partly burned coal or wood), which relates to fire and can remind you of “encender”.
– Imagine turning on a light or starting a fire every time you hear or see “encender”.

– “Encender” is a Spanish verb that means “to turn on” or “to light”. It is used when referring to initiating power to devices, lighting fires, or any action that causes something to start functioning.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Prender (commonly used in some regions)
– Iluminar (more like “to illuminate” or “to light up”)

Conjugations of “encender”:
– yo enciendo
Рt̼ enciendes
Р̩l/ella/usted enciende
– nosotros/nosotras encendemos
Рvosotros/vosotras encend̩is
– ellos/ellas/ustedes encienden

Preterite (simple past):
– yo encendí
Рt̼ encendiste
– él/ella/usted encendió
– nosotros/nosotras encendimos
– vosotros/vosotras encendisteis
– ellos/ellas/ustedes encendieron

Imperfect (past continuous):
– yo encendía
– tú encendías
– él/ella/usted encendía
– nosotros/nosotras encendíamos
– vosotros/vosotras encendíais
– ellos/ellas/ustedes encendían

Рyo encender̩
– tú encenderás
– él/ella/usted encenderá
– nosotros/nosotras encenderemos
Рvosotros/vosotras encender̩is
– ellos/ellas/ustedes encenderán

– yo encendería
– tú encenderías
– él/ella/usted encendería
– nosotros/nosotras encenderíamos
– vosotros/vosotras encenderíais
– ellos/ellas/ustedes encenderían

Examples of sentences using “encender”:
– Por favor, enciende la luz que está muy oscuro aquí. (Please, turn on the light; it’s very dark here.)
– Anoche encendimos una fogata en el camping. (Last night we lit a campfire while camping.)
– Si enciendes el horno ahora, estará caliente cuando lleguen los invitados. (If you turn on the oven now, it will be hot when the guests arrive.)
РCada ma̱ana enciendo la com****dora para empezar a trabajar. (Every morning I turn on the computer to start working.)
– ¿Sabes cómo encender la estufa? (Do you know how to light the stove?)

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