temer

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See also: témer and téměř

Portuguese[edit]

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From Old Portuguese temer, from Latin timēre, present active infinitive of timeō (I fear).

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temer (first-person singular present indicative temo, past participle temido)

  1. (intransitive, transitive) to fear (to feel fear about something)
    Não tema!Don’t be afraid!
    Eu temo o dia em que ninguém more mais aqui.
    I fear the day no one lives here any more.
    Synonyms: ter medo (de)
    Antonyms: destemer
  2. (chiefly religion, transitive with a) to fear (to feel awe towards)
    Todo bom cristão teme a Deus.
    Every good Christian fears God.
  3. (subordinating) to be afraid (used to express sympathy)
    Temo que não posso ajudar.I’m afraid I can’t help.
  4. (transitive with por) to fear for; to worry about (to be concerned about)
    Os médicos temem pela saúde do meu coração.
    The doctors fear for the health of my heart.
    Synonyms: preocupar-se com

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Romansch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin timeō, timēre.

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temer

  1. (Sursilvan) to fear, be afraid (of), be frightened (of)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin timēre, present active infinitive of timeō.

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temer (first-person singular present temo, first-person singular preterite temí, past participle temido)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to fear
    • 2006, Llamada a cuestionar - Una autobiografía espiritual Chittister, Joan D. 1a. ed., Editorial San Pablo (ISBN 9789586928106), page 87
      Temo que he hecho mal todas las cosas en la vida, he tomado mal las decisiones. Temo quedar atrapada por lo que esperan otras personas de mí.
      I'm afraid that I've done everything in life wrong, that I've made bad decisions. I'm afraid of being trapped by what other people expect of me.

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Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin timēre, present active infinitive of timeō. Compare Italian temere.

Verb[edit]

temer

  1. (transitive) to fear

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  • Venetian conjugation varies from one region to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.