- first-person singular present of kśěś
- first-person preterite of cuman
- third-person preterite of cuman
- c (abbreviation)
- cum (eye dialect)
- cõ (obsolete, abbreviation)
From Old Portuguese con, from Latin cum (“with”), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱóm (“next to, at, with, along”).
- with; against
- 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 282:
- Tenho coisas mais importantes a discutir com você hoje à noite.
- I have more important things to discuss with you tonight.
- Lutamos com os nosso inimigos.
- We fight [against] our enemies.
- with; alongside; together with (in the company of)
- Lutamos com os nosso amigos.
- We fight alongside our friends.
- with (as a part or accessory of)
- Compramos uma casa com uma garagem e com dois andares.
- We bought a house with a garage and with two storeys.
- with (in support of)
- Quero saber se meus amigos estão comigo.
- I want to know whether my friend are with me.
- with; using (by means of)
- Escrevi o artigo com um lápis.
- I wrote the article with a pencil.
- with (as a consequence of)
- Com a falência da fábrica, ficamos desempregados.
With the bankruptcy of the factory, we ended up unemployed.
- with; having
- Estou com a pior dor de cabeça que o mundo já viu.
- I have the worst headache the world has ever seen.
The following com + prepositional pronoun phrases have mandatory contractions:
The following are mandatory except when the phrase is qualified by an adjective phrase, such as mesmos or todos:
Com + article contraction are considered very colloquial and are not used in serious writing, but are common in speech:
For usage examples of this term, see Citations:com.
- Daniel Everett & Barbara Kern (1997), Wari': the Pacaas Novos language of western Brazil (London: Routledge)