Translation of intercalate in Spanish:

intercalate

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtɜːrkəleɪt; ɪnˈtɜːkəleɪt/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

[formal]
  • 1.1 [day/month/rest] intercalar
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    • To keep the lunar calendar synchronized with the solar year, an extra month was intercalated in summer as necessary, in so-called ‘embolismic’ years.
    • An extra month is intercalated every three years, just before the month of Nisan.
    1.2 [information] intercalar

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