envolver

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin involvere, present active infinitive of involvō (I involve), from in (in, at, on) + volvō (I roll), from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (to turn, wind, round).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

envolver (first-person singular present indicative envolvo, past participle envolvido)

  1. to involve (envelop completely)
    Synonyms: cobrir, embrulhar
    Antonym: descobrir
  2. to encompass (include within the scope)
    Synonyms: abranger, englobar
  3. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of envolver
  4. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of envolver
  5. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of envolver
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of envolver

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin involvere, present active infinitive of involvō.

VerbEdit

envolver (first-person singular present envuelvo, first-person singular preterite envolví, past participle envuelto)

  1. to wrap
  2. to involve
  3. to shroud

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: o becomes a ue in stressed syllables. Irregular in the past participle.

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