contornar

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Con- +‎ tornar (to turn).

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VerbEdit

contornar (first-person singular present indicative contorno, past participle contornado)

  1. (transitive) to circumvent, to avoid something in one's path
    Melhor contornarmos esta região, ela é perigosa.We better go around this region, it is dangerous.
    Synonyms: contornear, tornear
  2. to surround a location
    O castelo é contornado por um muro.The castle is surrounded by a wall.
    Synonyms: cercar, circundar, rodear, tornear
  3. to overcome a problem with or without solving it
    Contornei a pobreza.I overcame poverty.
  4. to draw the contour of something
    Crianças gostam de contornar suas mãos.Children like to trace their hands.
  5. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of contornar
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of contornar
  7. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of contornar
  8. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of contornar

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kontoɾˈnaɾ/, [kõn̪.t̪oɾ.ˈnaɾ]

VerbEdit

contornar (first-person singular present contorno, first-person singular preterite contorné, past participle contornado)

  1. Alternative form of contornear

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