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pedir

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin petere.

VerbEdit

pedir (first-person singular present pido, first-person singular preterite pedín, past participle pedido)

  1. to ask for; to request; to order

ConjugationEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese pedir, from Latin petere, present active infinitive of petō, from Proto-Indo-European *peth₂-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

pedir (first-person singular present indicative peço, past participle pedido)

  1. to ask for, to ask, to request
    Nenhum de vocês precisa pedir permissão para ninguém.
    Neither of you has to ask anyone for permission.
  2. to order (in a restaurant)

ConjugationEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin petere, present active infinitive of petō.

VerbEdit

pedir (first-person singular present pido, first-person singular preterite pedí, past participle pedido)

  1. to ask for something
    Él le pidió agua al mesero. – He asked the waiter for water.
  2. to request someone else to do something
    Pido que ustedes estén ahí a la una. – I ask that you be there at one o'clock.
  3. to order something

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: e weakens to i in certain conjugations.


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