verdade

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Galician

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese verdade, from Latin vēritātem, accusative singular of vēritās (truth).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [beɾˈðaðɪ], [beɾˈða]

Noun

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verdade f (plural verdades)

  1. truth
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References

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  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “verdade”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “verdade”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “verdaa”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • verdade” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • verdade” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • verdade” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese verdade, from Latin vēritātem (truth), from vērus (true), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *weh₁-, *weh₁ros.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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verdade f (plural verdades)

  1. (uncountable) truth (conformity to fact or reality)
    Synonyms: autenticidade, exatidão, realidade, veracidade
    Antonyms: falsidade, inautenticidade
  2. (uncountable) truth (true facts)
  3. a true statement or fact
    Synonym: facto
    Antonyms: mentira, patranha, peta, lorota, balela
  4. (archaic) truthfulness; honesty (the quality of being truthful, honest)
    • 1614, Fernão Mendes Pinto, Peregrinaçam, page IV:
      (natural da villa de Montemor o velho, muito conhecido por nobre & de ſingular engenho, memoria, & verdade)
      (from the village of Montemor-o-Velho, well known for his nobleness and of a singular ingenuity, memory and truthfulness)

Quotations

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:verdade.

Derived terms

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Interjection

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verdade!

  1. true, exactly, indeed (expressing agreement)