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O vento forte indicava a promessa de chuva.

Translation

The strong wind indicated the likelihood of rain.

Analysis


o
     1. art. the
     2. pron. him, it (as a direct object; as an indirect object, see lhe; after prepositions, see ele).
vento
     1. n. wind.
forte
     1. n. strength (pronounced quality)
     2. adj. Capable of producing great force; strong; forceful.
     3. adj. Capable of withstanding great force; strong; durable.
     4. adj. Highly stimulating to the senses; intense; extreme; strong.
indicava
     1. v. first-person singular imperfect of indicar
     2. v. third-person singular imperfect of indicar
     indicar
          1. v. To indicate, designate
          2. v. To display
          3. v. To advise
a
     1. n. alternative spelling of á
     2. art. feminine singular of article o
     3. pron. Her, it (as a direct object; as an indirect object, see lhe; after prepositions, see ela).
     4. prep. to
     5. prep. at
     6. prep. Indicates the direct object, mainly to avoid confusion when it, the subject, or both are displaced.
     7. prep. (Portugal followed by a verb in the infinitive form) forms the present participle. In Brazil, the gerund is used instead.
     8. interj. oh
     9. v. (misspelling of há)
promessa
     1. n. promise; vow
     2. n. something which is hoped for
     3. n. likelihood
de
     1. prep. of
     2. prep. 's, possession suffix
     3. prep. from
     4. prep. by the means of, by
     5. prep. as, dressed as.
     6. prep. -long, indicating time duration
     7. prep. A compound word connector, often not translated into English
chuva
     1. n. rain


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