vivir

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin vīvere, present active infinitive of vīvō.

Verb[edit]

vivir

  1. to live

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin vīvere, present active infinitive of vīvō.

Verb[edit]

vivir (first-person singular present vivo, first-person singular preterite vivín, past participle vivido)

  1. to live
  2. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of vivir
  3. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of vivir

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Ido[edit]

Verb[edit]

vivir

  1. past infinitive of vivar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin vīvere, present active infinitive of vīvō, from Proto-Italic *gʷīwō, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeih₃w- (to live).

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Noun[edit]

vivir m (plural vivires)

  1. life; lifestyle

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Verb[edit]

vivir (first-person singular present vivo, first-person singular preterite viví, past participle vivido)

  1. (intransitive) To live; to be alive.
    La pobrecita vive con dos hermanas crueles. — "The poor girl lives with two cruel sisters."
  2. (intransitive) To make a living.
    Él vive en migas, nada más. — "He lives on crumbs, nothing more."
  3. (intransitive) To reside; to inhabit.
    Ella vive en la casa roja. — "She lives in the red house."

Usage notes[edit]

  • Like many intransitive verbs in both Spanish and English, including English live, the verb vivir can take a cognate object; hence vivir la vida loca "to live the crazy life", which is roughly synonymous with vivir locamente "to live crazily".

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