porfiar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From porfia +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: por‧fi‧ar

Verb[edit]

porfiar (first-person singular present indicative porfio, past participle porfiado)

  1. (intransitive) to dispute
    Synonym: disputar
  2. (intransitive, transitive) to insist, persist
    Synonyms: insistir, teimar

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

porfiar (first-person singular present porfío, first-person singular preterite porfié, past participle porfiado)

  1. to insist, persist
  2. to argue

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: stressed í in certain conjugations; monosyllabic forms do not have a written accent in certain conjugations.

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