apetecer

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *appetescere, from Latin appetere, present active infinitive of appetō.

Verb[edit]

apetecer (first-person singular present indicative apeteço, past participle apetecido)

  1. to please
    • 2009, Maria Gadú, Escudos
      Eu não tenho tempo pra falar teu nome
      Eu não tenho nome pra você dizer
      Meu café jamais vai matar tua fome
      Nada que tu traga vai me apetecer
      I have no time to speak your name
      I have no name to tell you
      My coffee will never kill your hunger
      Nothing you bring will please me.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *appetescere, from Latin appetere, present active infinitive of appetō.

Verb[edit]

apetecer (first-person singular present apetezco, first-person singular preterite apetecí, past participle apetecido)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to like, to feel like.
    No me apetece salir esta noche.
    I don't feel like going out tonight.
    ¿Te apetece ayudarme con esto?
    Do you feel like helping me with this?

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: c becomes a zc before a or o.


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