A Grammar of the Portuguese Language

A Grammar of the Portuguese Language

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...and signifies, over agamst. It is followed, by de, do, da, (Sra.; as, De fronte da sua casa esta hum Outeiro, over against his house is a hill. Eu estava defronte delle, I was over against him. SEM. Sem, signifies, without; as, Sem dinheiro, without money. Sem duvida, without doubt. Sem dara entender, or semfazer conhecer, without giving to understand. Sem mais nem menos, without any reason, or provocation. Estar sem amo, to be out of place. Sem que algum acto precedente possa derrogar o presente, any former act to the contrary of the present notwithstanding. Sem governs also the infinitive, which is rendered into English with the participle; follar sem saber, to speak without knowing. It-is also a conjunction with que, governing the subjunctive; as, Enfada-se sem que lhe dzlqao nada, he is angry without anybody saying anything to him. Ndo era eu ja bastantemente infeliz, semI que procurasseis de acrescentar a minha infelzcidade? was I not miserable enough before, but you must still labour to make me more so? Lembro-me sem que me digais, I remember without your telling. Elle vira sem que mandem por elle, he will come without sending for. CONFORME, 07' SEGUNDO. XXIII. Conforme, or segundo, according to, conformable to, govern the nominative, and never the dative, as in English; as, Elle foi tratado conforme o seu merecimento, he was treated according to his deserts. Conforme 0 men parecer, in my judgment, in my opinion. In common conversation co.nforme is used adverbially, and rendered into English as follows: I 'sso he conforme, or only cozgforme, it is as it happens; may be; may be not; that is according. Conforme a occasiao 0 pedir, according as there may be need. SOBRE. XXIV. S0bre, signifies, upon; as, ...show more

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