pleitear

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pleito +‎ -ear.

PronunciationEdit

 
 
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /plɐjˈtjaɾ/, [plɐjˈtjaɾ]
    • IPA(key): (Central Portugal) /plejˈtjaɾ/, [plejˈtjaɾ]
    • IPA(key): (Southern Portugal) /pleˈtjaɾ/, [pleˈtjaɾ]

  • Hyphenation: plei‧te‧ar

VerbEdit

pleitear (first-person singular present indicative pleiteio, past participle pleiteado)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to dispute (for something)
    Synonym: disputar
  2. (transitive, intransitive) to argue, to fight verbally (over something)
    Synonym: discutir
  3. (transitive) to want, to wish for
    Synonym: almejar
  4. (transitive, law) to litigate (to contest in law)
    Synonym: litigar

ConjugationEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pleito +‎ -ear. Cognate with English plead.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pleiteˈaɾ/, [plei̯.t̪eˈaɾ]

VerbEdit

pleitear (first-person singular present pleiteo, first-person singular preterite pleiteé, past participle pleiteado)

  1. to take to court

ConjugationEdit

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