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Ela estava muito feliz, seus olhos estavam brilhando.

Translation

She was very happy, her eyes were shining.

Analysis


ela
     1. pron. she, it
     2. pron. (with preposition) her
estava
     1. v. first-person singular imperfect indicative of estar
     2. v. third-person singular imperfect indicative of estar
     estar
          1. v. to be (indicates location in space)
          2. v. to be (denotes a transient quality; a quality expected to change)
          3. v. (auxiliary) followed by the preposition a and infinitive (Portugal) or by gerund (Brazil), forms the progressive aspect
          4. v. to cost (to be worth a certain amount of money)
muito
     1. adj. much, many, a lot/lots of
     2. adj. too much; excessive
     3. adv. To a great extent or degree; extremely; exceedingly; very.
feliz
     1. adj. happy
seus
     1. pron. masculine plural form of possessive seu
     2. n. (with article os) his kin, kin, folk, folks, fellow, fellows, kind or friend, friends
     seu
          1. pron. second-person possessive pronoun your; yours (when using the second-person pronoun você)
          2. pron. third-person possessive pronoun his; her; its.
          3. pron. third-personplural possessive pronoun their; theirs
          4. det. you (used before epithets for emphasis)
          5. n. (familiar) mister (as a form of address)
olhos
     1. n. plural of olho
     olho
          1. n. (anatomy) eye
          2. n. eye, center (of a storm, etc.)
estavam
     1. v. third-person plural imperfect indicative of estar
     estar
          1. v. to be (indicates location in space)
          2. v. to be (denotes a transient quality; a quality expected to change)
          3. v. (auxiliary) followed by the preposition a and infinitive (Portugal) or by gerund (Brazil), forms the progressive aspect
          4. v. to cost (to be worth a certain amount of money)
brilhando
     1. v. of brilhar


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