pedir

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin petere.

Verb[edit]

pedir ‎(first-person singular present pido, first-person singular preterite pedín, past participle pedido)

  1. to ask for; to request; to order

Conjugation[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • pidir (obsolete, now eye dialect)
  • pidi (eye dialect, Brazil)
  • pedi (eye dialect, Brazil)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pedir, from Latin petere, present active infinitive of petō, from Proto-Indo-European *peth₂-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pedir ‎(first-person singular present indicative peço, past participle pedido)

  1. to ask for, to ask, to request
    Nenhum de vocês precisa pedir permissão para ninguém.
    Neither of you has to ask anyone for permission.
  2. to order (in a restaurant)

Conjugation[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin petere, present active infinitive of petō.

Verb[edit]

pedir ‎(first-person singular present pido, first-person singular preterite pedí, past participle pedido)

  1. to ask for something
    Él le pidió agua al mesero. – He asked the waiter for water.
  2. to request someone else to do something
    Pido que ustedes estén ahí a la una. – I ask that you be there at one o'clock.
  3. to order something

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: e weakens to i in certain conjugations.

Related terms[edit]