seguir

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?] (compare Occitan seguir), from Vulgar Latin *sequīre (compare Spanish seguir, French suivre), remodeled from Latin sequī, present infinitive of sequor, from Proto-Italic *sekʷōr, from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- (to follow).

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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 *sequīre, remodeled 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]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Vulgar Latin *sequīre, remodeled from Latin sequī, present infinitive of sequor

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seguir

  1. to follow

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese seguir, from Vulgar Latin root *sequīre, formed from Latin sequī, present active infinitive of sequor, from Proto-Italic *sekʷōr, from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- (to follow). Cognate with English segue, suit, and sue.

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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.

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For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:seguir.


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin root *sequīre, remodeled from Latin sequī, present active infinitive of sequor, from Proto-Italic *sekʷōr, from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- (to follow). Cognate with English segue, suit, and sue.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /seˈɡiɾ/, [seˈɣiɾ]

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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