pesquisa

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: pesquisá

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: pes‧qui‧sa

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish pesquisa (investigation), ultimately from Latin perquīrō (to ask, inquire or search diligently).

Noun[edit]

pesquisa f (plural pesquisas)

  1. research (inquiry or examination)
    Synonyms: análise, averiguação, exame, inquirição, investigação, busca
  2. (computing) search
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

pesquisa

  1. inflection of pesquisar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pesˈkisa/, [pesˈki.sa]

Etymology 1[edit]

The feminine past participle of Old Spanish pesquerir, from earlier perquirir (with dissimilation), from Latin perquīrere. The Latin verb had perquīsīta as its feminine past participle.

Noun[edit]

pesquisa f (plural pesquisas)

  1. inquiry

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

pesquisa

  1. inflection of pesquisar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]