compreender

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin comprehendere (to grasp).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /kõ.pɾjẽ.ˈdeɾ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /kõ.pɾe.ẽ.ˈde(ʁ)/, /kõ.pɾi.ẽ.ˈde(ʁ)/
  • Hyphenation: com‧pre‧en‧der

Verb[edit]

compreender (first-person singular present indicative compreendo, past participle compreendido)

  1. (transitive) to understand; to comprehend
    Eu compreendo seus motivos, mas eles não justificam seus atos.
    I understand your reasons, but they don't justify your acts.
  2. (transitive) to understand; to get (to know how a person feels)
    Meus pais nunca me compreenderam.
    My parents never understood me.
  3. (transitive) to include; to encompass; to comprise
    Esta lista compreende todos os ingredientes para o bolo de aniversário.
    This list includes all the ingredients for the birthday's cake.
  4. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of compreender
  5. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of compreender
  6. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of compreender
  7. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of compreender

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