encaixar

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

en- +‎ caixa +‎ -ar

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encaixar (first-person singular present encaixo, past participle encaixat)

  1. to enclose

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encaixar (first-person singular present encaixo, first-person singular preterite encaixei, past participle encaixado)

  1. to encase, enclose
  2. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of encaixar
  3. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of encaixar

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Etymology[edit]

En- +‎ caixa (box) +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Paulista) IPA(key): /ẽ.ka(j).ˈʃa(ɾ)/, /ẽ.ka(j).ˈʃa(ɹ)/, /ĩ.ka(j).ˈʃa(ɾ)/, /ĩ.ka(j).ˈʃa(ɹ)/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ẽ.ka(j).ˈʃa(ɾ)/, /ĩ.ka(j).ˈʃa(ɻ)/, /ẽ.ka(j).ˈʃa(ɾ)/, /ĩ.ka(j).ˈʃa(ɻ)/

Verb[edit]

encaixar (first-person singular present indicative encaixo, past participle encaixado)

  1. to fit (to conform to in size and shape)
    Peças de quebra-cabeça se encaixam.
    Jigsaw pieces fit each other.
  2. to fit (to attach, especially when requiring exact positioning or sizing)
    Encaixei uma peça no encaixe.
    I fit a piece into the slot.
  3. (soccer, of a goalkeeper) to catch the football and hold it tightly

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