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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese tan ben, from tan (so) (modern tão) + ben (well) (modern bem).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

também (not comparable)

  1. too; also (in addition; as well)
    Compra um livro e também um lápis.
    Buy a book and a pencil too.
    Teu irmão também quer ir.
    Your brother also wants to go.

DescendantsEdit

  • Indo-Portuguese: tamêm

QuotationsEdit

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

AdverbEdit

não mas também (not comparable)

  1. not onlybut also

QuotationsEdit

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

InterjectionEdit

também!

  1. of course; no wonder (implying that an outcome was expected)
    – João afogou-se!
    Também! Ele não sabe nadar...
    – John drowned!
    Of course! He doesn’t know how to swim...

QuotationsEdit

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

DescendantsEdit