seguir

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *sequīre, remodelled from Latin sequī, present infinitive of sequor.

Verb[edit]

seguir (first-person singular present segueixo, past participle seguit)

  1. to follow, to go after
  2. to continue
  3. to follow, to observe, to obey (a rule)

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese seguir, from Vulgar Latin root *sequire, from Latin sequī, present active infinitive of sequor.

Verb[edit]

seguir (first-person singular present sigo, first-person singular preterite seguín, past participle seguido)

  1. to follow
  2. to keep; to continue

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin sequor

Verb[edit]

seguir

  1. to follow

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese seguir, from Vulgar Latin root *sequire, from Latin sequī, present active infinitive of sequor.

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Verb[edit]

seguir (first-person singular present indicative sigo, past participle seguido)

  1. to follow (to go or come after in physical space)
    • 2003, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Rocco, page 75:
      Não o perdoou por abandonar o serviço em vez de seguir você.
      She didn't forgive him for abandoning his service instead of following you.

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:seguir.

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /seˈɡiɾ/, [seˈɣiɾ]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin root *sequire, remodelled from Latin sequī, present active infinitive of sequor.

Verb[edit]

seguir (first-person singular present sigo, first-person singular preterite seguí, past participle seguido)

  1. (transitive) to follow
    ¡Sígueme!Follow me!
    Ahora siguen los postresNow follow the desserts.
  2. to continue; to go on; to keep, keep on can be combined with a present participle (-ndo form) to indicate that someone or something continues doing something
    Este tío sigue hablando sin parar.This guy keeps talking nonstop.
    ¿Sigues ahí?Are you still there?
  3. (transitive) to observe, to obey (a rule, religion)

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  • Rule: e becomes i in certain conjugations; gu becomes a g before a or o.

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