também

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See also: tambem and tambêm

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Portuguese tan ben, from tan (so) (modern tão) + ben (well) (modern bem). Compare with Spanish también.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /tɐ̃ˈbẽj̃/ [tɐ̃ˈbẽɪ̯̃], (nonstandard) /taˈmẽj̃/ [taˈmẽɪ̯̃]
 
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /tɐ̃ˈbɐ̃j̃/, (nonstandard) /tɐˈmɐ̃j̃/
    • (Central Portugal) IPA(key): /tɐ̃ˈbẽj̃/, (nonstandard) /tɐˈmẽj̃/
    • (Southern Portugal) IPA(key): /tɐ̃ˈbẽj̃/, (nonstandard) /tɐˈmẽj̃/

  • Rhymes: -ɐ̃j̃
  • Hyphenation: tam‧bém

Adverb[edit]

também (not comparable)

  1. too; also (in addition; as well)
    Compra um livro e também um lápis.
    Buy a book and a pencil too.
    Teu irmão também quer ir.
    Your brother also wants to go.

Descendants[edit]

  • Indo-Portuguese: tamêm

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:também.

Adverb[edit]

não mas também (not comparable)

  1. not onlybut also

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:também.

Interjection[edit]

também!

  1. of course; no wonder (implying that an outcome was expected)
    – João afogou-se!
    Também! Ele não sabe nadar...
    – John drowned!
    Of course! He doesn’t know how to swim...

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:também.

Descendants[edit]