Open main menu

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French concevoir, from Vulgar Latin *concipēre, from Latin concipere, present active infinitive of concipiō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.sə.vwaʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -waʁ

VerbEdit

concevoir

  1. to conceive (an idea)
  2. to conceive (a baby)
  3. to conceive (to understand, to comprehend)
  4. to design

ConjugationEdit

Further readingEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *concipēre, variant form of Classical Latin concipere, present active infinitive of concipiō.

VerbEdit

concevoir

  1. to conceive (an idea)
  2. to conceive (a baby)

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has a stressed present stem conçoiv distinct from the unstressed stem concev, as well as other irregularities. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: conceive (borrowing)
  • French: concevoir

ReferencesEdit