teimar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Teima (obstinacy, persistence) +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /tɐj.ˈmaɾ/, /tej.ˈmaɾ/
  • Hyphenation: tei‧mar

Verb[edit]

teimar (first-person singular present indicative teimo, past participle teimado)

  1. (intransitive, or transitive with em) to persist
  2. (intransitive, or transitive with em) to insist
    • 1896, Joaquim Manuel de Macedo, “XLIV”, in A Luneta Mágica:
      Eu me sentia perfeitamente restabelecido; mas o médico teimava em administrar-me colheres de uma preparação que ajudada de severa dieta debilitava-me cruelmente.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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