volver

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese volver, from Latin volvere, present active infinitive of volvō (roll, roll back).

Verb[edit]

volver (first-person singular present volvo, first-person singular preterite volvín, past participle volvido)

  1. to return
  2. first/third-person singular future subjunctive of volver
  3. first/third-person singular personal infinitive of volver

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese volver, from Latin volvere, present active infinitive of volvō (roll, roll back), from Proto-Indo-European *welw-, *wel- (to turn, wind, round).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

volver (first-person singular present indicative volvo, past participle volvido)

  1. to make
  2. to carry
  3. to roll, shake
  4. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of volver
  5. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of volver
  6. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of volver
  7. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of volver

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin volvere, present active infinitive of volvō (roll, roll back), from Proto-Indo-European *welw-, *wel- (to turn, wind, round).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bolˈbeɾ/, [bolˈβeɾ]

Verb[edit]

volver (first-person singular present vuelvo, first-person singular preterite volví, past participle vuelto)

  1. to return, to revert
    Synonym: regresar
  2. to come back, go back
    Si realmente estás pensando en volver a aquel lugar sucio, debes haberte enloquecido totalmente.
    If you're really thinking about going back to that filthy place, you must have gone totally crazy.
  3. to do again
    Volvió a olvidarse de la foto.He forgot the photo again.
  4. to turn
    Synonyms: dar vuelta, girar, voltear
  5. (reflexive) to turn
  6. (reflexive) to get, become
    Me estoy volviendo loco.I am getting crazy.
  7. to make, to drive
    Esto me está volviendo loco.This is driving me mad.
    Me vuelves loco.You drive me crazy.

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: o becomes a ue in stressed syllables. Irregular in the past participle.
  • Rule: o becomes a ue in stressed syllables. Irregular in the past participle.

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