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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian presto. Doublet of prêt.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

preste (plural prestes)

  1. (literary) agile, quick
    Synonyms: rapide, agile, prompt
    avoir des gestes prestes(please add an English translation of this usage example)

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NounEdit

preste

  1. Alternative form of prest (priest)

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

preste

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of prestar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of prestar
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of prestar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of prestar

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpres.te/, [ˈpɾes.te]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Spanish preste, prestre, borrowed from Old French prestre, from Latin presbyter, from Ancient Greek πρεσβύτερος (presbúteros).

NounEdit

preste m (plural prestes)

  1. (historical, obsolete) priest
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Etymology 2Edit

Conjugated forms of the verb prestar (to loan).

VerbEdit

preste

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of prestar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of prestar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of prestar.