assim

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

assim

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of assum

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier assi, from Old Portuguese assi, from Vulgar Latin *ad sīc. Closely parallel to Aromanian ashi, Spanish así, Romanian așa. Compare also Catalan així, French ainsi, Italian così.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes:
  • Hyphenation: as‧sim

Adverb[edit]

assim (not comparable)

  1. this way; like this (in this manner)
    Synonyms: desta maneira, deste jeito, deste modo
    Faça assim, é mais fácil.
    Do it like this, it is easier.
  2. (chiefly Brazil) thus (as a result)
    Synonyms: consequentemente, logo, portanto
    Chovia, assim, me molhei.
    It was raining, thus I got wet.

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:assim.

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