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EtymologyEdit

From Latin scrībere, present active infinitive of scrībō (I write), from Proto-Italic *skreiβō, from Proto-Indo-European *skreybʰ- (to write).

Cognate with Old French escrivre and Old Spanish escrivir.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

escrever

  1. to write

DescendantsEdit

  • Fala: escribil
  • Galician: escribir
  • Portuguese: escrever

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese escrever, escrivir, from Latin scrībere, present active infinitive of scrībō (I write), from Proto-Italic *skreiβō, from Proto-Indo-European *skreybʰ- (to write).

Cognate with Galician and Spanish escribir, Catalan and Occitan escriure, French écrire, Italian scrivere, Romanian scrie and English shrive.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

escrever (first-person singular present indicative escrevo, past participle escrito)

  1. to write (to form letters, etc.)

ConjugationEdit

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:escrever.

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