até

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See also: ate and átʼé
See also: ate

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

até

  1. first-person singular indefinite preterite indicative of atar

Galician[edit]

Preposition[edit]

até

  1. Alternative form of ata.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese até, of uncertain origin. Possibly from Arabic حتى (ḥatta), Latin ad ista (to this) or Latin ad tenus (as far as) (>"ad tenes"), which explain the large number of mediaeval variants (atrõe, atée, atrõo, attaa, atẽe, atães, tẽe and so on). Compare Spanish hasta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

até

  1. until (up to the time of something happening)
    A aula dura até as dez horas.
    The class lasts until ten o’clock.
  2. by (at some point before the given time)
    Será feito até dia quinze.
    It will be done by the fifteenth.
  3. to (all the way to a place)
    Fui até minha casa.
    I went to my house.
  4. up to (to the point of; as much as)
    Podem comer até duas fatias de bolo.
    You can eat up to two pieces of cake.

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Adverb[edit]

até (not comparable)

  1. even (implying an extreme example in the case mentioned)
    Até as menores aranhas podem matar.
    Even the smallest spiders can kill.
  2. including (introducing one or more parts of the group or topic just mentioned)
    Fecha todas as janelas, até a do banheiro.
    Close all windows, including the bathroom one.

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Interjection[edit]

até

  1. (informal) short for any farewell containing até (até-logo, até mais, até breve, até já): see ya; see you later; see you soon

Synonyms[edit]

  • (short for farewell containing até): , inté (eye dialect)

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

até

  1. First-person singular (yo) preterite indicative form of atar.