perguntar

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From Old Portuguese preguntar, from Latin percontārī, present active infinitive of percontor ‎(I inquire).

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perguntar ‎(first-person singular present indicative pergunto, past participle perguntado)

  1. to ask (request an answer)
    Pergunta a alguém.
    Ask anybody.
    Ela perguntou pelo seu pai.
    She asked after his father.
  2. (reflexive) to wonder (to query in the mind)
    "Que horas são", perguntou-se.
    "What time is it?" he wondered.

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