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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese [Term?], from Vulgar Latin *compatiscere, from Latin compatior, compati.

VerbEdit

compadecer (first-person singular present indicative compadeço, past participle compadecido)

  1. (transitive) to make someone feel pity
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun, intransitive) to feel pity
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with de or por (uncommon)) to pity; to feel sorry for
  4. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with com) to conform to (to be compatible with)
  5. (transitive) to accept; to tolerate (to regard as proper; not to intervene with)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish, from Vulgar Latin *compatiscere, from Latin compatior, compati.

VerbEdit

compadecer (first-person singular present compadezco, first-person singular preterite compadecí, past participle compadecido)

  1. to feel sorry (for); to pity
  2. to sympathise with
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to feel sorry (for); to pity
  4. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to sympathise with

ConjugationEdit

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

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