esquivo

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese esquivo (cruel), of uncertain origin, possibly from Gothic *𐍃𐌺𐌹𐌿𐌷𐍃 (*skiuhs), from Proto-Germanic *skiwją (shy).

Adjective[edit]

esquivo m (feminine esquiva plural esquivos feminine plural esquivas; comparable)

  1. asocial (not sociable)
  2. elusive (evading capture or comprehension)
  3. untamable (incapable of being controlled, subdued, or tamed)

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Verb[edit]

esquivo

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of esquivar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

esquivo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of esquivar.