divertir

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divertir (first-person singular present diverteixo, past participle divertit)

  1. to amuse, entertain
    Synonyms: distreure, entretenir
  2. to distract

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

divertir

  1. to amuse; to entertain
  2. to distract

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This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dīvertere, from dīvertō (I divert).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˌdivɨrˈtir/
  • (Nordestino) IPA(key): /ˌdivehˈti(h)/, /ˌdivihˈti(h)/
  • (Paulista) IPA(key): /ˌd͡ʒiveɾˈt͡ʃi(ɾ)/, /ˌd͡ʒiveɹˈt͡ʃi(ɹ)/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌd͡ʒiveɾˈt͡ʃi(ɾ)/, /ˌd͡ʒiveɻˈt͡ʃi(ɻ)/

Verb[edit]

divertir (first-person singular present indicative divirto, past participle divertido)

  1. to distract (divert the attention of)
    Synonym: distrair
  2. to entertain, amuse
    Synonyms: alegrar, entreter
  3. to dissuade (convince not to try or do)
    Synonym: dissuadir

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /diberˈtiɾ/, [d̪iβerˈt̪iɾ]

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divertir (first-person singular present divierto, first-person singular preterite divertí, past participle divertido)

  1. (transitive) to entertain
  2. (reflexive) to amuse oneself, have fun

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  • Rule: e becomes a ie in stressed syllables and i in certain conjugations.

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