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Sentence

Meu filho caçula aprende mais rápido que o irmão.

Translation

My youngest son learns faster than his brother.



Analysis


meu
     1. pron. first-person possessive pronoun
     2. pron.    Pertaining to me; my; mine.
     3. pron.   * O meu computador.
     4. pron.    That serves or interests me; my; mine.
     5. pron.   * O meu ônibus.
     6. pron.    Introduced by me; my.
     7. pron.   * O herói da minha história.
     8. pron.    Merited by me; my.
     9. pron.   * Ainda não recebi o meu dinheiro.
     10. interj. (São Paulo) Draws attention to the speaker.
filho
     1. n. son (male offspring)
     2. n. (informal) son (used to address a younger male)
caçula
aprende
     1. v. third-person singular present indicative of aprender
     2. v. second-person singular affirmative imperative of aprender
     aprender
          1. v. to learn, to acquire knowledge
          2. v. (intransitive) to be able to learn
          3. v. first-person singular future subjunctive of aprender
          4. v. third-person singular future subjunctive of aprender
          5. v. first-person singular personal infinitive of aprender
          6. v. third-person singular personal infinitive of aprender
mais
     1. adv. used to form the comparative of adjectives; more
     2. adv. preceded by the definitive article, used to form the superlative of adjectives; most
     3. adv. more (to a greater degree or extent)
     4. adv. any more (from a given time onwards)
     5. conj. (arithmetic) plus (sum of the previous one and the following one)
     6. conj. (Brazil vulgar) and; with; together with.
     7. conj. (Brazil) (misspelling of mas)
     8. n. plus sign (name of the character +)
rápido
     1. adj. fast (occurring or happening within a short time)
     2. adv. With speed; rapidly; quickly.
que
     1. conj. that (connecting noun clause)
     2. conj. that (introducing the result of the main clause)
     3. conj. than (used in comparisons, to introduce the basis of comparison)
     4. conj. (familiar only in subordinate clauses) because (by or for the cause that)
     5. pron. what (used interrogatively in asking for the specification)
     6. pron. what a (preceding nouns); how (preceding adjectives) (used as a modifier to indicate surprise, delight, or other strong feelings)
o
     1. art. the
     2. pron. him, it (as a direct object; as an indirect object, see lhe; after prepositions, see ele).
irmão
     1. n. brother


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