perscrutar

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /peχs.kɾu.ˈta(ʁ)/
  • Hyphenation: pers‧cru‧tar

VerbEdit

perscrutar (first-person singular present indicative perscruto, past participle perscrutado)

  1. to examine; to investigate thoroughly; to inquire; to question
    O detetive perscrutou o suspeito com grande aplicação.
    The detective investigated the suspect diligently.
  2. to try to learn; to try to discover a secret
    Vivia perscrutando os mistérios da devoção religiosa.
    He lived trying to learn about the mysteries of religious devotion.

ConjugationEdit

Further readingEdit

  • perscrutar” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.