seguir

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *sequīre, remodelled from Latin sequī, present infinitive of sequor.

Verb[edit]

seguir (first-person singular present segueixo, past participle seguit)

  1. to follow, to go after
  2. to continue
  3. to follow, to observe, to obey (a rule)

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin sequor

Verb[edit]

seguir

  1. to follow

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This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese seguir, from Vulgar Latin root *sequire, from Latin sequī, present active infinitive of sequor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

seguir (first-person singular present indicative sigo, past participle seguido)

  1. to follow (to go or come after in physical space)
    • 2003, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Rocco, page 75:
      Não o perdoou por abandonar o serviço em vez de seguir você.
      She didn't forgive him for abandoning his service instead of following you.

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin root *sequire, remodelled from Latin sequī, present active infinitive of sequor.

Verb[edit]

seguir (first-person singular present sigo, first-person singular preterite seguí, past participle seguido)

  1. to follow
    ¡Sígueme! – Follow me!
    Ahora siguen los postres – Now follow the desserts
  2. to continue; to go on; to keep on, can be combined with a present participle (-ndo form) to indicate that someone or something continues doing something
    Este tío sigue hablando sin parar. – This guy keeps talking nonstop.
    ¿Sigues ahí? – Are you still there?
  3. to observe, to obey (a rule, religion)

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: e becomes i in certain conjugations; gu becomes a g before a or o.


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