desde

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Asturian[edit]

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desde

  1. Alternative form of dende.

Fala[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese des (since) + de (of).

Preposition[edit]

desde

  1. since (from a certain time onwards)
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme II, Chapter 4: As Ordinis Militaris:
      Algu que está bastanti claro históricamenti é que o riu Ellas, en esta nossa Transerra, foi desde os principios da Reconquista fronteira practicamente inamuvibli entre o incipienti Portogal i o reinu de León i Castilla-león dispois.
      Something which is quite clear historically is that the Eljas river, in our Transerra, has been since the beginning of the Reconquista a practically immovable border between the incipient Portugal and the kingdom of Leon and later Castille-Leon.

Galician[edit]

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desde

  1. since

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese des (since) + de (of).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

desde

  1. . since
    • desde o dia 17 de abril
      since April 17th;
      desde então
      since then;
      desde logo
      therefore;
      desde que
      since;
      não disse nada desde que chegou
      she hasn't said anything since she arrived.
  2. from
    • percorremos tudo, desde o norte até o sul
      we traveled everywhere, from north to south.
  3. (condition, followed by subjunctive)
    • desde que
      as long as, if;
      eu vou, desde que convidem
      I'll go, as long as they invite me.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of the Latin prepositions de, ex, de. Compare French dès.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

desde

  1. since
    desde que murió (="since he died")
  2. from (a location)
    Empieza desde línea 20 (="Start from line 20")
  3. starting at (a quantity, such as a price)
    televisores desde $200 (="televisions starting at $200")