Last modified on 25 April 2015, at 14:12

See also: ài, ǎi, äi, and āi

LadinoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *ad ibī (to/at there), from Latin ad (to, toward, at) + ibī (there).

AdverbEdit

(Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling אאי)

  1. there

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ahi (obsolete)

EtymologyEdit

From a (to) + Old Portuguese y (there), from Latin ibī (there) or hic (this).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

(not comparable)

  1. there (close to the second person (you))
    O livro está , ao seu lado.
    The book is there, next to you.
  2. towards the second person
    Irei .
    I’ll go to you.
  3. then (soon afterwards)
    O telhado caiu, reconstruiram a casa.
    The roof collapsed, then they rebuilt the house.
  4. in this case; in this situation
    O livro pode ser queimado. não tem como restaurá-lo.
    The book may be burned. In this case it is impossible to restore it.

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Portuguese demonstratives (edit)
Pronouns Adverbs
Singular Plural Neuter
Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine
Proximal este esta estes estas isto aqui,
Medial esse essa esses essas isso
Distal aquele aquela aqueles aquelas aquilo ali,

InterjectionEdit

aí!

  1. yeah! (expressing joy, celebration, glee, etc.)

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