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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish seguro.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: se‧gu‧ro

AdverbEdit

seguro

  1. maybe

AdjectiveEdit

seguro

  1. sure

VerbEdit

seguro

  1. to make sure; to verify; to recheck; to use extra care or caution
  2. to secure; to make oneself secure of

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese seguro, from Latin sēcūrus (careless).

AdjectiveEdit

seguro m (feminine singular segura, masculine plural seguros, feminine plural seguras)

  1. secure, safe (free from danger)

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese seguro, from Latin sēcūrus (careless).

Cognate with Galician and Spanish seguro, Catalan and Occitan segur, French sûr, Italian sicuro and English sicker.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

seguro m (feminine singular segura, masculine plural seguros, feminine plural seguras, comparable)

  1. safe; secure (free from danger)
    Não te preocupes, voar é seguro.
    Don’t worry, flying is safe.
    Essa ponte não me parece muito segura.
    This bridge doesn’t look very safe.
  2. sure; certain (without doubt)
    Não estou seguro de que ganharemos.
    I am not sure we will win.
    Synonym: certo
  3. self-confident; selfsecure (confident in one’s abilities)
    Mesmo estando seguro, não consegui.
    Even though I was self-confident, I didn’t succeed.
    Synonym: confiante

NounEdit

seguro m (plural seguros)

  1. (finance) insurance (indemnity against a future occurrence of an uncertain event)
    Comprei um seguro contra incêndios.I bought fire insurance.

AdverbEdit

seguro (comparative mais seguro superlative o mais seguro)

  1. safe; safely (in a manner free from danger)
    Viaje seguro, use o cinto.Drive safe, use the seatbelt.
    Synonym: seguramente

VerbEdit

seguro

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of segurar

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish seguro, from Latin secūrus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /seˈɡuɾo/, [seˈɣuɾo]

AdjectiveEdit

seguro (feminine singular segura, masculine plural seguros, feminine plural seguras) (superlative segurísimo)

  1. secure, safe (free from danger)
  2. certain, sure (of being correct)
    ¿Estás seguro?Are you sure?
    Sí, estoy seguro.Yes, I'm sure.
    ¿Estás seguro de que escuchó lo que dijiste?Are you sure he/she listened to what you said?
  3. secure, firm, stable (not likely to fall)
  4. self-confident

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AntonymsEdit

NounEdit

seguro m (plural seguros)

  1. insurance (indemnity against a future occurrence)

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin securus. Compare Italian sicuro

AdjectiveEdit

seguro m (feminine singular segura, masculine plural seguri, feminine plural segure)

  1. safe, secure
  2. certain

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: σίγουρος (sígouros)