encontrar

AsturianEdit

VerbEdit

encontrar (first-person singular indicative present encuentro, past participle encontráu)

  1. Alternative form of alcontrar

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GalicianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese encontrar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Late Latin *incontrāre, from Latin in + contrā. Compare Portuguese encontrar, Old French encontrer, Spanish encontrar.

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VerbEdit

encontrar (first-person singular present encontro, first-person singular preterite encontrei, past participle encontrado)

  1. to meet, encounter
    Synonym: atopar
  2. to find
    Synonym: atopar

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ReferencesEdit

  • encontrar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • encontrar” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • encontrar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • encontrar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • encontrar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese encontrar, from Vulgar Latin *incontrāre, from Latin in + contrā. Compare Italian incontrare, Old French encontrer, Spanish encontrar.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): (careful pronunciation) /ẽ.kõˈtɾa(ʁ)/ [ẽ.kõˈtɾa(h)], (natural pronunciation) /ĩ.kõˈtɾa(ʁ)/ [ĩ.kõˈtɾa(h)]
    • (São Paulo) IPA(key): (careful pronunciation) /ẽ.kõˈtɾa(ɾ)/, (natural pronunciation) /ĩ.kõˈtɾa(ɾ)/
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): (careful pronunciation) /ẽ.kõˈtɾa(ʁ)/ [ẽ.kõˈtɾa(χ)], (natural pronunciation) /ĩ.kõˈtɾa(ʁ)/ [ĩ.kõˈtɾa(χ)]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): (careful pronunciation) /ẽ.kõˈtɾa(ɻ)/, (natural pronunciation) /ĩ.kõˈtɾa(ɻ)/

VerbEdit

encontrar (first-person singular present encontro, first-person singular preterite encontrei, past participle encontrado)

  1. to meet
    Antonym: desencontrar
    • 2003, J. K. Rowling, Lia Wyler, Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix, Rocco, page 254:
      Foi só uma idéia, pensei que você talvez gostasse de se encontrar comigo.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. to find
  3. inflection of encontrar:
    1. first/third-person singular future subjunctive
    2. first/third-person singular personal infinitive

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin in contra. Compare Portuguese encontrar, Italian incontrare, and French rencontrer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /enkonˈtɾaɾ/ [ẽŋ.kõn̪ˈt̪ɾaɾ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Hyphenation: en‧con‧trar

VerbEdit

encontrar (first-person singular present encuentro, first-person singular preterite encontré, past participle encontrado)

  1. (transitive) to meet
  2. (transitive) to find, encounter, come across
    Synonyms: hallar, trovar
    María y Gertrudis se escondieron cerca de las flores, y los chicos las encontraron a las chicas.
    Mary and Gertrude hid themselves near the flowers, and the boys found the girls.
  3. (intransitive or reflexive) to meet, bump into
  4. (transitive) to think, consider, find
    Lo encuentro estúpido.
    I find that stupid.
  5. to manage (to do something)
    Synonym: lograr
  6. (reflexive) to be located
  7. (reflexive) to feel, be
    Solo tú sabes cómo te encuentras.
    Only you know how you're feeling.
    • 2016 December 1, “FARC pedirán perdón a familias de 11 diputados asesinados”, in Frontera.info[1]:
      Tras encontrársele libre de cualquier sospecha quedó en libertad meses después.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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