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EtymologyEdit

Semi-learned borrowing from Latin ēligō, ēligere (I choose, I elect), from ex (out of, from) + legō (choose, select, appoint), from Proto-Indo-European *leǵ-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

eleger (first-person singular present indicative elejo, short past participle eleito, long past participle elegido)

  1. to elect
    Synonym: escolher
  2. to name (mention, specify, choose)
    Synonym: nomear
  3. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of eleger
  4. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of eleger
  5. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of eleger
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of eleger

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