comprido

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese comprido, conprido, past participle of comprir, conprir, from Latin complēre, present active infinitive of compleō (I fill up).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

comprido m (feminine singular comprida, masculine plural compridos, feminine plural compridas, comparable)

  1. long (having great length)
    Synonym: longo
    Antonym: curto
  2. long; lengthy (having great duration)
    Synonyms: longo, extenso
    Antonym: curto
  3. tall and lean; lanky

Usage notes[edit]

Comprido and longo can largely be treated as synonyms but longo is preferred when referring to greater distances or periods of time [1].

Inflection[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: kumpridu

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Longo e comprido”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed June 14, 2015