parecer

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese parecer, from Vulgar Latin *pārescere, present active infinitive of *pārescō, from Latin pāreō.

VerbEdit

parecer (first-person singular present parezo, first-person singular preterite parecín, past participle parecido)

  1. to seem, appear
  2. first/third-person singular future subjunctive of parecer
  3. first/third-person singular personal infinitive of parecer

ConjugationEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese parecer, from Vulgar Latin *pārescere present active infinitive of *pārescō, from Latin pāreō, from Proto-Italic *pāzēō, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂-s- (watch, see), s-present of *peh₂- (protect).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

parecer (first-person singular present indicative pareço, past participle parecido)

  1. (copulative or auxiliary) to seem
    Jorge parece estar feliz.George seems to be happy.
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with com) to resemble
  3. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of parecer
  4. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of parecer
  5. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of parecer
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of parecer

ConjugationEdit

QuotationsEdit

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

NounEdit

parecer m (plural pareceres)

  1. expert opinion, advice, assessment, evaluation

QuotationsEdit

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


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *pārescere present active infinitive of *pārescō, from pāreō, from Proto-Italic *pāzēō, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂-s- (watch, see), s-present of *peh₂- (protect).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

parecer (first-person singular present parezco, first-person singular preterite parecí, past participle parecido)

  1. (impersonal) to seem
    Me parece que...It seems to me that...
    como mejor le parezcaas you see fit; as one sees fit
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to believe
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to think
    ¿Qué te parece si vamos al bar?
    What do you think about going to a bar?
  4. to strike (seem, appear, make an impression)
    Te voy a mandar una cosa que escribí el otro día, para ver que te parece.
    I am going to send you something that I wrote the other day, in order to see how it strikes you.
    ¿Te parece que cambiemos el día para el martes?
    How about we change the day to Tuesday?

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: c becomes a zc before a or o.

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NounEdit

parecer m (plural pareceres)

  1. (archaic) appearance (used generally when a person is pretty)
    • (Can we date this quote?) Bible, Genesis 29.17:
      Y los ojos de Lea eran tiernos, pero Rachêl era de lindo semblante y de hermoso parecer.
      Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well favoured.
    Synonym: apariencia
  2. opinion
    Synonyms: opinión, idea

Derived termsEdit