continuar

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin continuāre, present active infinitive of continuō.

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continuar (first-person singular present continuo, past participle continuat)

  1. to continue

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin continuāre, present active infinitive of continuō.

VerbEdit

continuar (first-person singular present continúo, first-person singular preterite continuei, past participle continuado)

  1. to continue

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin continuāre.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /kõ.t͡ʃi.nuˈa(ʁ)/ [kõ.t͡ʃi.nʊˈa(h)], (faster pronunciation) /kõ.t͡ʃiˈnwa(ʁ)/ [kõ.t͡ʃiˈnwa(h)]
    • (São Paulo) IPA(key): /kõ.t͡ʃi.nuˈa(ɾ)/ [kõ.t͡ʃi.nʊˈa(ɾ)], (faster pronunciation) /kõ.t͡ʃiˈnwa(ɾ)/
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /kõ.t͡ʃi.nuˈa(ʁ)/ [kõ.t͡ʃi.nʊˈa(χ)], (faster pronunciation) /kõ.t͡ʃiˈnwa(ʁ)/ [kõ.t͡ʃiˈnwa(χ)]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /kõ.t͡ʃi.nuˈa(ɻ)/ [kõ.t͡ʃi.nʊˈa(ɻ)], (faster pronunciation) /kõ.t͡ʃiˈnwa(ɻ)/

VerbEdit

continuar (first-person singular present continuo, first-person singular preterite continuei, past participle continuado)

  1. (intransitive, or transitive with com or with no preposition) to continue; to go on with (not to stop)
    Continue até não aguentar mais.Keep going until you can stand it any more.
    Os soldados não queriam continuar com a guerra.The soldiers didn’t want to continue with the war.
    Continuamos o jogo apesar da chuva.We went on with the game despite the rain.
    Synonym: prosseguir
    Antonym: parar com
  2. (transitive) to continue; to proceed with (to start doing something that had been stopped)
    Continuarei o projeto quando receber a verba.I will proceed with the project when I get the budget.
    Synonym: prosseguir com
    Antonyms: parar (com), pausar, interromper
  3. (auxiliary with a verb in the gerund or with a and a verb in the impersonal infinitive) to continue; to keep; to be still (not to stop doing something)
    Mandei um técnico consertar meu computador mas ele continua fazendo um barulho estranho.
    I had a technician fix my computer but it is still making a strange noise.
    Synonyms: permanecer, prosseguir, seguir
    Antonyms: parar de, deixar de
  4. (copulative) to continue; to remain (to retain a given quality)
    Mesmo com o novo governador, os impostos continuam altos.Even with the new governor, taxes remain high.
    Synonym: seguir
  5. (intransitive, usually takes an adverb phrase) to extend (to have a given extent)
    Essa estrada continua por uns vinte quilómetros.This road goes on for some twenty kilometres.
    Synonyms: estender-se, ir, prolongar-se, seguir

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin continuāre, present active infinitive of continuō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kontiˈnwaɾ/, [kõn̪.t̪iˈnwaɾ]

VerbEdit

continuar (first-person singular present continúo, first-person singular preterite continué, past participle continuado)

  1. to continue, to carry on
  2. to go off on, to go off of (idiomatic)
    Eso no es mucho para continuar.
    That's not a lot to go off of.
  3. (impersonal, takes a reflexive pronoun) to continue, to be continued
    Deben continuarse los esfuerzos.
    Efforts must continue.

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