parecer

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *pārescere, from Latin parēre, present active infinitive of pāreō.

Verb[edit]

parecer (first-person singular present parezo, first-person singular preterite parecín, past participle parecido)

  1. to seem, appear
  2. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of parecer
  3. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of parecer

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese parecer, from Vulgar Latin *pārescere, from Latin parēre, present active infinitive of pāreō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

parecer

  1. (transitive) to seem
    Jorge parece estar feliz. — George seems to be happy.
  2. (transitive) to resemble
  3. First-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of parecer
  4. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) future subjunctive of parecer
  5. First-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of parecer
  6. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) personal infinitive of parecer

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Noun[edit]

parecer m (plural pareceres)

  1. expert opinion, advice, assessment, evaluation

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *pārescere, from Latin pārēre, present active infinitive of pāreō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

parecer (first-person singular present parezco, first-person singular preterite parecí, past participle parecido)

  1. to seem
    Me parece que...
    It seems to me that...
  2. to believe (pronominal use)
  3. to think (pronominal use)
    ¿Qué te parece si vamos al bar?
    What do you think about going to a bar?
  4. to strike (seem, appear, make an impression)
    Te voy a mandar una cosa que escribí el otro día, para ver que te parece.
    I am going to send you something that I wrote the other day, in order to see how it strikes you.
    ¿Te parece que cambiemos el día para el martes?
    How about changing the day to Tuesday?

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Noun[edit]

parecer m (uncountable)

  1. appearance
  2. opinion

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