apiedar

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

apiedar (first-person singular present indicative apiedo, past participle apiedado)

  1. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with de) to pity (to feel pity for)
    Eu ia matar as formiguinhas, mas me apiedei delas.
    I was going to kill the little ants, but I felt pity for them.

Usage notes[edit]

This verb usually has an inchoative lexical aspect.

Conjugation[edit]