See also: ài, ǎi, äi, and āi

LadinoEdit

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.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • aí vem
  • por aí

See alsoEdit

Portuguese demonstratives (edit)
Pronouns Adverbs
Singular Plural Neuter
Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine
First-person este esta estes estas isto aqui,
Second-person esse essa esses essas isso
Third-person aquele aquela aqueles aquelas aquilo ali,

InterjectionEdit

aí!

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

SynonymsEdit

  • é isso aí!
Last modified on 16 February 2014, at 23:06