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EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan [Term?] (compare Occitan seguir), from Vulgar Latin *sequīre (compare Spanish seguir, French suivre), remodeled from Latin sequī, present infinitive of sequor, from Proto-Italic *sekʷōr, from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- (to follow).

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VerbEdit

seguir (first-person singular present segueixo, past participle seguit)

  1. to follow, to go after
  2. to continue
  3. to follow, to observe, to obey (a rule)

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese seguir, from Vulgar Latin root *sequīre, remodeled from Latin sequī, present active infinitive of sequor.

VerbEdit

seguir (first-person singular present sigo, first-person singular preterite seguín, past participle seguido)

  1. to follow
  2. to keep; to continue

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OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Vulgar Latin *sequīre, remodeled from Latin sequī, present infinitive of sequor

VerbEdit

seguir

  1. to follow

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese seguir, from Vulgar Latin root *sequīre, formed from Latin sequī, present active infinitive of sequor, from Proto-Italic *sekʷōr, from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- (to follow). Cognate with English segue, suit, and sue.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

seguir (first-person singular present indicative sigo, past participle seguido)

  1. to follow (to go or come after in physical space)

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QuotationsEdit

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


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin root *sequīre, remodeled from Latin sequī, present active infinitive of sequor, from Proto-Italic *sekʷōr, from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- (to follow). Cognate with English segue, suit, and sue.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /seˈɡiɾ/, [seˈɣiɾ]

VerbEdit

seguir (first-person singular present sigo, first-person singular preterite seguí, past participle seguido)

  1. (transitive) to follow
    ¡Sígueme!Follow me!
    Ahora siguen los postresNow follow the desserts.
  2. to continue; to go on; to keep, keep on can be combined with a present participle (-ndo form) to indicate that someone or something continues doing something
    Este tío sigue hablando sin parar.This guy keeps talking nonstop.
    ¿Sigues ahí?Are you still there?
  3. (transitive) to observe, to obey (a rule, religion)
  4. (Internet, transitive) to follow (to subscribe to content from an account)
    • 2019 April 26, “La CIA abre su cuenta en Instagram, y la estrenó con una misteriosa foto”, in El Nuevo Día[1]:
      Aunque por el momento la cuenta no sigue a nadie, esta ya acumula 34,000 seguidores y seguramente la cifra seguirá en aumento.
      Although for the moment the account doesn't follow anyone, it has already amassed 34,000 followers and the number will surely keep growing.

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: e becomes i in certain conjugations; gu becomes a g before a or o.

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