mentira

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mentira f ‎(plural mentires)

  1. lie (intentionally false statement)

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mentira

  1. third-person singular simple future of mentir

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese mentira, from mentir ‎(to lie), from Latin mentiri, present active infinitive of mentior, denominal verb from mēns, mentis ‎(mind) in which the meaning "to lie" stems from a semantic shift "to be inventive, have second thoughts" > "to lie, conjure up", from Proto-Indo-European *méntis ‎(thought), from *men- ‎(to think) +‎ *-tis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /mẽ.ˈti.ɾɐ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /mẽ.ˈt͡ʃi.ɾɐ/, /mĩ.ˈt͡ʃi.ɾɐ/
    • (Northeast Brazil) IPA(key): /mĩ.ˈti.ɾɐ/
  • Hyphenation: men‧ti‧ra

Noun[edit]

mentira f (plural mentiras)

  1. lie (intentionally untrue statement)

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Interjection[edit]

mentira

  1. (informal) I mean (used to correct a piece of information)
    Eu comprei trinta... mentira, vinte, tomates.
    I bought thirty... I mean, twenty, tomatoes.

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Verb[edit]

mentira

  1. first-person singular (eu) pluperfect indicative of mentir
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) pluperfect indicative of mentir

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mentir ‎(to lie).

Noun[edit]

mentira f ‎(plural mentiras)

  1. lie, trick, falsity
    Parecía mentira que su cuerpo fuera tan hermoso.
    It was unbelievable how beautiful her body was.

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