pedir

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Galician[edit]

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From Old Galician and Old Portuguese pedir, from Vulgar Latin *petīre, from Latin petere (seek), present active infinitive of petō, from Proto-Indo-European *peth₂-.

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

  1. to ask for; to request; to order

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References[edit]

  • pedir” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • pedir” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • pedir” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • pedir” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • pedir” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pedir, from Vulgar Latin *petīre, from Latin petere (to seek), from Proto-Indo-European *peth₂-.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: pe‧dir

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (transitive with por or with no preposition) to ask for; to request (to express the need or desire for something)
    Nenhum de vocês precisa pedir permissão para ninguém.Neither of you has to ask anyone for permission.
    Peço que vocês parem de fazer barulho.I ask you to stop making noise.
    Se está com dificuldade, peça por ajuda.If you are having difficulties, ask for help.
  2. (transitive) to order (to request a product or service)
    pedir uma pizzato order a pizza
  3. (transitive with por or with no preposition) to ask for; to invite (to be in obvious need of)
    Essas janelas estão pedindo uma limpeza!These windows are asking for a cleaning!
  4. (ditransitive, with the indirect object taking por) to charge (to assign a given price to something)
    O vendedor pediu dez mil pelo carro.The salesman charged ten thousand for the car.
    Synonym: cobrar
  5. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of pedir
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of pedir
  7. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of pedir
  8. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of pedir

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  • Kabuverdianu: pidi

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *petīre, itself from Latin petere (seek), present active infinitive of petō, from Proto-Indo-European *peth₂-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /peˈdiɾ/, [peˈð̞iɾ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (transitive) to ask for something
    Él le pidió agua al camarero.
    He asked the waiter for water.
    ¿Puede pedirle el dinero?
    Can you ask her for the money?
  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.
    2016 November 1, “La raza de gatos más cariñosa”, in Frontera.info[1]:
    Si no les das el cariño suficiente acudirán a pedírtelo por lo que necesitan dueños que puedan prestarles la suficiente atención.
    (please add an English translation of this quote)
  3. (transitive) to order something
    Voy a pedir una hamburguesa.
    I am going to order a burger.
  4. (transitive) to call, call in (e.g. to call for help, to call for backup, to call in a favor)

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