dizer

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Ladino[edit]

Verb[edit]

dizer (Latin spelling)

  1. Alternative form of dizir

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dīcere, present active participle of dīcō, from Proto-Indo-European *deyḱ- (to show, point out).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dizer

  1. to say, to tell
  2. to speak
  3. to communicate

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese dizer, from Latin dīcere, present active participle of dīcō, from Proto-Indo-European *deyḱ- (to show, point out).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dizer (first-person singular present indicative digo, past participle dito)

  1. to say, pronounce
  2. to communicate, either verbally or in writing
    • 2007, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e as Relíquias da Morte, Rocco, page 516:
      Não é bonito dizer isso a uma pessoa.
      It's not nice to say that to a person.
  3. to indicate in a written form
  4. to discern, to tell, to distinguish
    • 2000, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e o Prisioneiro de Azkaban, Rocco, page 240:
      Era difícil dizer se a professora os ouvira, pois seu rosto estava oculto pelas sombras.
      It was difficult to tell whether the teacher had heard them, because her face was hidden by the shadows.

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