contrefaire

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin contra facere

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.tʁə.fɛʁ/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

contrefaire

  1. to forge, counterfeit
  2. to imitate, mimic
  3. to disguise

ConjugationEdit

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Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Late Latin *contrāfaciō, corresponding to contrā (against) + faciō (to make)

VerbEdit

contrefaire

  1. to counterfeit (make false objects)

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: to counterfeit
  • French: contrefaire