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GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

apetecer (first-person singular present apetezo, first-person singular preterite apetecín, past participle apetecido)

  1. to feel like

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *appetescere, from Latin appetere, present active infinitive of appetō.

VerbEdit

apetecer (first-person singular present indicative apeteço, past participle apetecido)

  1. (transitive) to desire
    • Gregório de Matos, A Umas Saudades
      navegue o meu pensamento:
      meus suspiros formai vento,
      com que me façais ir ter
      onde me apeteço ver;
      may my thought sail:
      my sighs, may you form wind,
      with which may you make me go
      where I desire to see myself;
  2. (transitive with a) to please; to be of interest [to]
    • 2009, Maria Gadú, Escudos
      Eu não tenho tempo pra falar teu nome
      Eu não tenho nome pra você dizer
      Meu café jamais vai matar tua fome
      Nada que tu traga vai me apetecer
      I have no time to speak your name
      I have no name to tell you
      My coffee will never kill your hunger
      Nothing you bring will please me.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *appetescere, from Latin appetere, present active infinitive of appetō.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /apeteˈθeɾ/, [apet̪eˈθeɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /apeteˈseɾ/, [apet̪eˈseɾ]

VerbEdit

apetecer (first-person singular present apetezco, first-person singular preterite apetecí, past participle apetecido)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, reflexive) to like, to feel like.
    No me apetece salir esta noche.
    I don't feel like going out tonight.
    ¿Te apetece ayudarme con esto?
    Do you feel like helping me with this?

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  • Rule: c becomes a zc before a or o.

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