vamos

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

vamos

  1. first-person plural imperative of ir

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vamos

  1. First-person plural (nós) present indicative of ir
    Nós vamos agora.
    We go now.
  2. First-person plural (nós) present subjunctive of ir
  3. (auxiliary, followed by infinitive) forms the analytic first-person plural future indicative tense: we will
    • 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 180:
      Se você não abrir a porta, vamos arrombá-la!
      If you don’t open the door, we will break it down!
  4. (auxiliary, followed by infinitive) forms the analytic first-person plural imperative: let’s
    Vamos almoçar.
    Let’s have lunch.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (forms 1st person plural future indicative): infinitive + -emos
  • (forms 1st person plural imperative): root + -emos (1st conjugation), root + -amos (2nd and 3rd conjugation)

Interjection[edit]

vamos!

  1. come on! (an expression of encouragement)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Conjugated form from Latin vadamus.

Verb[edit]

vamos

  1. First-person plural (nosotros, nosotras) present indicative form of ir.
  2. First-person plural (nosotros or nosotras) imperative form of ir; Let us go, let's go
  3. (as encouragement) Come on!

Descendants[edit]