cruzar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cruz +‎ -ar

Verb[edit]

cruzar ‎(first-person singular present indicative cruzo, past participle cruzado)

  1. to cross (all senses)
    Eles cruzaram o rio nadando.
    They swam across the river.
  2. (reflexive) to intersect
    As linhas paralelas não se cruzam.
    Parallel lines do not intersect each other.
  3. (reflexive) to meet (to cross paths)
    Tom geralmente se cruza com Maria no supermercado.
    Tom often runs into Mary at the supermarket.

Conjugation[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cruz +‎ -ar. Compare Portuguese cruzar, French croiser.

Verb[edit]

cruzar ‎(first-person singular present cruzo, first-person singular preterite crucé, past participle cruzado)

  1. to cross (including of legs)
  2. to exchange (words)
  3. to fold (arms)
  4. to crossbreed

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: z becomes a c before e.

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