Spanish Word of the Day
Saturday April 25, 2015
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.
Quedó arrodillado en el suelo.
He was kneeling on the ground.
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