descobrir

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin discoperīre, from discooperīre, present active infinitive of discooperiō, from Latin dis- + cooperiō. [First attested in the 14th century.][1] By surface analysis, des +‎ cobrir.

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VerbEdit

descobrir (first-person singular present descobreixo, past participle descobert)

  1. to discover
    Synonym: localitzar
  2. to uncover, to reveal

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ descobrir”, in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana, 2022

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Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin discoperīre < discooperīre, present active infinitive of discooperiō (I expose), from Latin dis- + cooperiō (I cover wholly). Surface analysis: des- +‎ cobrir.

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VerbEdit

descobrir

  1. to discover; to find out

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DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: descobrir

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese descobrir (to find out), from Late Latin discoperīre < discooperīre (to expose), from Latin dis- + cooperiō (to cover wholly). By surface analysis, des- +‎ cobrir.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /des.koˈbɾi(ʁ)/ [des.koˈbɾi(h)], /d͡ʒis.koˈbɾi(ʁ)/ [d͡ʒis.koˈbɾi(h)]
    • (São Paulo) IPA(key): /des.koˈbɾi(ɾ)/, /d͡ʒis.koˈbɾi(ɾ)/
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /deʃ.koˈbɾi(ʁ)/ [deʃ.koˈbɾi(χ)], /d͡ʒiʃ.koˈbɾi(ʁ)/ [d͡ʒiʃ.koˈbɾi(χ)]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /des.koˈbɾi(ɻ)/

  • Hyphenation: des‧co‧brir

VerbEdit

descobrir (first-person singular present descubro, third-person singular present descobre, first-person singular preterite descobri, past participle descoberto)

  1. to discover (to find something for the first time)
    Synonym: encontrar
  2. to uncover (to remove something’s cover)
    Antonyms: cobrir, encobrir

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