ouvir

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese ouvyr, oyr, from earlier ouir, from Latin audīre, present active infinitive of audiō, a compound of Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewis (clearly, manifestly) (from the root *h₂ew- (to see, perceive)) and *dʰh₁-ye/o- (to render).

Cognate with Galician ouvir, Spanish oír, Catalan oir, Occitan ausir, French ouïr, Italian udire and Romanian auzi.

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Verb[edit]

ouvir (first-person singular present indicative ouço, past participle ouvido)

  1. (transitive) to hear (to perceive with the ear, without necessarily paying attention to it)

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