encontrar

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

encontrar

  1. Alternative form of alcontrar

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese encontrar, from Late Latin *incontrare, from Latin in + contra. Compare Italian incontrare, Old French encontrer, Spanish encontrar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

encontrar (first-person singular present indicative encontro, past participle encontrado)

  1. meet
    • 2003, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix, Rocco, page 254:
      Foi só uma idéia, pensei que você talvez gostasse de se encontrar comigo.
  2. find
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 215:
      Posso ajudá-lo a encontrar tudo...
      I can help you to find everything...

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin in contra. Compare Italian incontrare.

Verb[edit]

encontrar (first-person singular present encuentro, first-person singular preterite encontré, past participle encontrado)

  1. to meet
  2. (transitive) to find, encounter, come across
    María y Gertrudis se escondieron cerca de las flores, y los chicos las encontraron a las chicas.
    Mary and Gertrude hid themselves near the flowers, and the boys found the girls.
  3. (intransitive or reflexive) to meet, bump into
  4. (transitive) to think, consider
    Lo encuentro estúpido.
    I find that stupid.
  5. (reflexive) to be located
  6. (reflexive) to feel, be

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: o becomes a ue in stressed syllables.

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