Spanish Word of the Day
Saturday, April 25, 2015
arrodillarse verb: to kneel, to kneel down
  • Derived from rodilla, knee, is the verb arrodillarse, to kneel. Notice that it has two letter -rs and two -ls.
    Se arrodillaron frente a ella. They kneeled down in front of her.
    Ana se arrodilló frente a la cama. Ana knelt down in front of the bed.
  • You often use the participle arrodillado to talk about being in a kneeling position.
    Se arrodillaron frente a ella. They kneeled down in front of her.
    Ana se arrodilló frente a la cama. Ana knelt down in front of the bed.
    Quedó arrodillado en el suelo. He was kneeling on the ground.
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