verdade

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese verdade, from Latin vēritātem, accusative singular of vēritās ‎(truth).

NounEdit

verdade f ‎(plural verdades)

  1. truth

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese verdade, from Latin vēritātem, accusative singular of vēritās ‎(truth), from vērus ‎(true), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *weh₁-, *weh₁ros.

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NounEdit

verdade f (plural verdades)

  1. (uncountable) truth (conformity to fact or reality)
  2. (uncountable) truth (true facts)
  3. a true statement or fact
  4. (archaic) truthfulness; honesty (the quality of being truthful, honest)
    • 1614, Fernão Mendes Pinto, Peregrinaçam, page IV:
      (natural da villa de Montemor o velho, muito conhecido por nobre & de ſingular engenho, memoria, & verdade)
      (from the village of Montemor-o-Velho, well known for his nobleness and of a singular ingenuity, memory and truthfulness)

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For usage examples of this term, see Citations:verdade.

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InterjectionEdit

verdade!

  1. true, exactly, indeed (expressing agreement)
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