encontrar

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Asturian[edit]

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encontrar (first-person singular indicative present encuentro, past participle encontráu)

  1. Alternative form of alcontrar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese encontrar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Late Latin *incontrāre, from Latin in + contrā. Compare Portuguese encontrar, Old French encontrer, Spanish encontrar.

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encontrar (first-person singular present encontro, first-person singular preterite encontrei, past participle encontrado)

  1. to meet, encounter
    Synonym: atopar
  2. to find
    Synonym: atopar

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References[edit]

  • encontrar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • encontrar” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • encontrar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • encontrar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • encontrar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese encontrar, from Late Latin *incontrāre, from Latin in + contrā. Compare Italian incontrare, Old French encontrer, Spanish encontrar.

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Verb[edit]

encontrar (first-person singular present indicative encontro, past participle encontrado)

  1. to meet
    Antonym: desencontrar
    • 2003, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix, Rocco, page 254:
      Foi só uma idéia, pensei que você talvez gostasse de se encontrar comigo.
  2. to find
  3. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of encontrar
  4. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of encontrar
  5. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of encontrar
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of encontrar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin in contra. Compare Italian incontrare.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /enkonˈtɾaɾ/, [ẽŋ.kõn̪ˈt̪ɾaɾ]

Verb[edit]

encontrar (first-person singular present encuentro, first-person singular preterite encontré, past participle encontrado)

  1. (transitive) to meet
  2. (transitive) to find, encounter, come across
    Synonym: hallar, Synonym: trovar
    María y Gertrudis se escondieron cerca de las flores, y los chicos las encontraron a las chicas.
    Mary and Gertrude hid themselves near the flowers, and the boys found the girls.
  3. (intransitive or reflexive) to meet, bump into
  4. (transitive) to think, consider, find
    Lo encuentro estúpido.I find that stupid.
  5. to manage (to do something)
    Synonym: lograr
  6. (reflexive) to be located
  7. (reflexive) to feel, be

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