difícil

See also: dificil

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin difficilis.

AdjectiveEdit

difícil (epicene, plural difíciles)

  1. difficult (hard, not easy)

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin difficilis.

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difícil (masculine and feminine plural difícils)

  1. difficult

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin difficilis.

AdjectiveEdit

difícil m or f (plural difíciles)

  1. difficult

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin difficilis.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /di.ˈfi.siɫ/, /dɨ.ˈfi.siɫ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /d͡ʒi.ˈfi.siw/, [d͡ʒɪ.ˈfi.s̻jʊ]
    • (Northeast Brazil) IPA(key): /di.ˈfi.siw/
  • Hyphenation: di‧fí‧cil

AdjectiveEdit

difícil (plural difíceis, comparable)

  1. difficult, hard
    • 2000, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e o Prisioneiro de Azkaban, Rocco, page 240:
      Era difícil dizer se a professora os ouvira, pois seu rosto estava oculto pelas sombras.
      It was difficult to tell whether the teacher had heard them, because her face was hidden by the shadows.

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:difícil.

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Further readingEdit

  • difícil” in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin difficilis. Compare obsolete English difficile.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /diˈfiθil/, [d̪iˈfi.θil]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /diˈfisil/, [d̪iˈfi.sil]
  • Hyphenation: di‧fí‧cil
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

difícil (plural difíciles) (superlative dificilísimo)

  1. difficult, hard, tough, challenging, rough, tricky, trying, arduous, testing
  2. unlikely (i.e. improbable)
  3. awkward (e.g. situation or position)
  4. (figuratively) rocky, bumpy (e.g. start, road)

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