guiar

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From Old Portuguese guiar, from Medieval Latin guidare, possibly from Gothic.

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guiar ‎(first-person singular present indicative guio, past participle guiado)

  1. to lead; to guide; to direct
  2. to drive (a vehicle)
  3. to guide (supervise one's education)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Medieval Latin guidare, of uncertain, but ultimately Germanic origin; e.g. Gothic, or from Frankish *witan, Proto-Germanic *witaną. Compare Portuguese guiar, French guider (Old French guier), Old Provençal guidar, Italian guidare.

Verb[edit]

guiar ‎(first-person singular present guío, first-person singular preterite guié, past participle guiado)

  1. to guide.
  2. to lead, to conduct.
  3. to show the way.
  4. to drive, to steer.
  5. to train (plants).
  6. to advise, to counsel, to guide.
  7. to sprout (of plants).

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  • Rule: stressed í in certain conjugations; monosyllabic infinitives receive no written accent in certain conjugations.

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