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This Portuguese entry was created from the translations listed at awake. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see despertar in the Portuguese Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) November 2008
From the adjective 'despierto'.
Rule: e becomes a ie in stressed syllables.
Noundespertar m. (plural despertares)
- Despertar is a false friend, and does not mean "desperate". The word for "desperate" in Spanish is desesperado.
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