lhe

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese lle, from Latin illī, dative of ille.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

lhe ‎(plural lhes)

  1. third-person singular indirect objective personal pronoun; (to) him/her/it
    Compramos um cão e demos-lhe um bom banho.
    We bought a dog and gave him quite a bath.
  2. second-person singular indirect objective personal pronoun, when used with a pronoun other than tu; (to) you
    Senhora, estas rosas lhe foram entregues.
    Miss, these roses have been delivered to you.
  3. equivalent to a third- or second-person possessive pronoun
    Doía-lhe o braço.
    His arm was hurting.

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:lhe.

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

Portuguese personal pronouns (edit)
Number Person Nominative
(subject)
Objective
(direct object)
Objective
(indirect object)
Prepositional Prepositional
with com
Non-declining
m f m f m and f m f m f m f
Singular First eu me mim comigo
Second tu te ti contigo você
o senhor a senhora
Third ele ela o
(lo, no)
a
(la, na)
lhe ele ela com ele com ela o mesmo a mesma
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Plural First nós nos nós connosco (Portugal)
conosco (Brazil)
a gente
Second vós vos vós convosco vocês
os senhores as senhoras
Third eles elas os
(los, nos)
as
(las, nas)
lhes eles elas com eles com elas os mesmos as mesmas
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Indefinite se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
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