segundo

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

segundo m ‎(plural segundos)

  1. second (one sixtieth of a minute)
  2. a brief period of time
  3. (geometry) second of arc (angle measure)

Synonyms[edit]

Numeral[edit]

segundo m ‎(feminine segunda)

  1. (ordinal) second; after the first

Preposition[edit]

segundo

  1. according to

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese ordinal numbers
 <  1º 3º  > 
    Cardinal : dois
    Ordinal : segundo

Alternative forms[edit]

  • , 2.º (abbreviation, numeral only)
  • segũdo (obsolete, abbreviation)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese segundo, from Latin secundus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

segundo m (plural segundos)

  1. second (1/60 of a minute)
    Um minuto tem sessenta segundos.
    One minute has sixty seconds.
  2. (loosely) second (extremely short period of time)
    O relâmpago durou um segundo.
    The lightning lasted for one second.
  3. the second one (anything that comes immediately after the first)
    O segundo não conseguiu ultrapassar o primeiro.
    The second one was unable to overtake the first one.

Quotations[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

segundo m ‎(feminine segunda, masculine plural segundos, feminine plural segundas)

  1. second (ordinal numeral for 2)
    A segunda batalha foi muito mais violenta.
    The second battle was a lot more violent.
  2. (loosely) second; subsequent; other; further (coming after the first)
    Fizemos três segundas tentativas.
    We made three second attempts.
  3. secondary (lesser in importance or rank)
    Eles tinham vários segundos planos.
    They had many second plans.

Quotations[edit]

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

Synonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

segundo (not comparable)

  1. second (in second place)
    Chegamos segundo.
    We arrived second.

Synonyms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

segundo

  1. according to (based on what is stated by)
    Segundo a lenda.
    According to the legend.

Quotations[edit]

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

Synonyms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

segundo

  1. as (at the same time that)
    Saiam segundo chegávamos.
    They left as we arrived.
  2. as (according to what)
    Comprava livros segundo permitia seu salário.
    She bought books as her salary allowed.

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

segundo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of segundar

Spanish[edit]

Spanish ordinal numbers
 <  1.º 2.º 3.º  > 
    Cardinal : dos
    Ordinal : segundo

Etymology[edit]

From Latin secundus ‎(second); related to Latin sequor ‎(follow).

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

segundo m ‎(feminine singular segunda, masculine plural segundos, feminine plural segundas)

  1. second (after the first)

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

segundo m ‎(plural segundos)

  1. second (unit of time)

Verb[edit]

segundo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of segundar.

Related terms[edit]