subjuntivo

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin subiunctīvus (serving to join, connecting; of the subjunctive mode), from subiungō (I add, I join, I subjoin), from sub- (under) + iungō (I join).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌsub.ʒũ.ˈt͡ʃi.vu/, /ˌsu.bi.ʒũ.ˈt͡ʃi.vu/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌsub.ʒũ.ˈt͡ʃi.vo/, /ˌsu.bi.ʒũ.ˈt͡ʃi.vo/
  • Hyphenation: sub‧jun‧ti‧vo

Noun[edit]

subjuntivo m (plural subjuntivos) (Brazil)

  1. (uncountable, grammar) subjunctive (subjunctive mood)
    Synonyms: conjuntivo (Portugal), modo conjuntivo (Portugal), modo subjuntivo (Brazil)
  2. a verb form in the subjunctive mood
    Synonyms: conjuntivo (Portugal)

Usage notes[edit]

(modo) subjuntivo is preferred by the Nomenclatura Gramatical Brasileira; European Portuguese grammars tend to use the term (modo) conjuntivo instead.

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Adjective[edit]

subjuntivo m (feminine singular subjuntiva, masculine plural subjuntivos, feminine plural subjuntivas, not comparable) (Brazil)

  1. (grammar, of a verb form) subjunctive (inflected in the subjunctive mood)

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

subjuntivo (feminine singular subjuntiva, masculine plural subjuntivos, feminine plural subjuntivas)

  1. subjunctive

Noun[edit]

subjuntivo m (plural subjuntivos)

  1. subjunctive mood