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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin crēdō (I believe); see creed.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

credo (plural credos or credoes)

  1. A belief system.
    • 2019 May 19, Alex McLevy, “The final Game Of Thrones brings a pensive but simple meditation about stories (newbies)”, in The A.V. Club[1]:
      “You’re either with me or you’re against me” became Dany’s credo, and those against her were an ever-changing multitude to be determined solely by her whims.
  2. (Christianity) A musical arrangement of the Creed for use in church services.
    • 1996, Pastoral Music (volume 21, page 12)
      Until the mid-1970s, however, most Catholic hymnals contained at least one musical setting of the creed [] By the 1980s hymnals having sung credos were mainly those devoted to "traditional" styles of church music []

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch crede, credo, borrowed from Latin crēdō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkreː.doː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cre‧do

NounEdit

credo n (plural credo's, diminutive credootje n)

  1. (religion, chiefly Christianity) confession of faith, creed
    Synonyms: belijdenis, geloofsbelijdenis
  2. (by extension) (strong) conviction
    Synonym: overtuiging

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin credō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

credo m (plural credi)

  1. creed

VerbEdit

credo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of credere
    Credo.I believe.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *krezdō, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱred dʰeh₁- (to place one's heart, i.e. to trust, believe), compound phrase of oblique case form of *ḱḗr (heart) (whence also Latin cor) and *dʰeh₁- (to put, place, set) (whence also Latin faciō).[1]

Cognates include Sanskrit श्रद्दधाति (śrad-√dhā, to trust, believe) and Old Irish creitid (believes, verb).

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VerbEdit

crēdō (present infinitive crēdere, perfect active crēdidī, supine crēditum); third conjugation

  1. (with accusative or dative) I believe, I trust in, I give credence to.
    • c. 200 BCE – 190 BCE, Plautus, Captivi :
      Tune huic credis?
      Do you believe him?
    • c. 200 BCE – 190 BCE, Plautus, Captivi :
      Aristophontes: Quid tu autem? Etiam huic credis?
      Hegio: Quid ego credam huic?
      Aristophontes: Insanum esse me?
      Aristophontes: How’s this? You, too? Do you actually believe him?
      Hegio: Believe him in what?
      Aristophontes: That I’m insane?
  2. I confide in, have confidence in.
  3. I commit, consign, entrust to.

Usage notesEdit

  • Crēdō often uses dative case with persons believed in, but accusative case with things or concepts believed in. Accusative usage may be accompanied by a preposition: Crēdō in unum Deum = "I believe in one God".

ConjugationEdit

   Conjugation of crēdō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present crēdō crēdis crēdit crēdimus crēditis crēdunt
imperfect crēdēbam crēdēbās crēdēbat crēdēbāmus crēdēbātis crēdēbant
future crēdam crēdēs crēdet crēdēmus crēdētis crēdent
perfect crēdidī crēdidistī crēdidit crēdidimus crēdidistis crēdidērunt, crēdidēre
pluperfect crēdideram crēdiderās crēdiderat crēdiderāmus crēdiderātis crēdiderant
future perfect crēdiderō crēdideris crēdiderit crēdiderimus crēdideritis crēdiderint
passive present crēdor crēderis, crēdere crēditur crēdimur crēdiminī crēduntur
imperfect crēdēbar crēdēbāris, crēdēbāre crēdēbātur crēdēbāmur crēdēbāminī crēdēbantur
future crēdar crēdēris, crēdēre crēdētur crēdēmur crēdēminī crēdentur
perfect crēditus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect crēditus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect crēditus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present crēdam crēdās crēdat crēdāmus crēdātis crēdant
imperfect crēderem crēderēs crēderet crēderēmus crēderētis crēderent
perfect crēdiderim crēdiderīs crēdiderit crēdiderīmus crēdiderītis crēdiderint
pluperfect crēdidissem crēdidissēs crēdidisset crēdidissēmus crēdidissētis crēdidissent
passive present crēdar crēdāris, crēdāre crēdātur crēdāmur crēdāminī crēdantur
imperfect crēderer crēderēris, crēderēre crēderētur crēderēmur crēderēminī crēderentur
perfect crēditus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect crēditus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present crēde crēdite
future crēditō crēditō crēditōte crēduntō
passive present crēdere crēdiminī
future crēditor crēditor crēduntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives crēdere crēdidisse crēditūrum esse crēdī crēditum esse crēditum īrī
participles crēdēns crēditūrus crēditus crēdendus, crēdundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
crēdendī crēdendō crēdendum crēdendō crēditum crēditū

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “crēdō”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 141-142
  • credo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • credo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • credo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • I am gradually convinced that..: addūcor, ut credam
    • I cannot make myself believe that..: non possum adduci, ut (credam)
    • we believe in the existence of a God: deum esse credimus
    • to lend some one money (without interest): pecuniam alicui credere (sine fenore, usuris)
    • believe me: mihi crede (not crede mihi)
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill

PortugueseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin credō (I believe).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

credo m (plural credos)

  1. (religion) creed; credo (a religious belief system)
    O credo cristão.
    The Christian creed.

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InterjectionEdit

credo!

  1. ew! (expression of disgust or nausea)
  2. Jesus! (expression of unpleasant surprise)

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SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin credō (I believe).

NounEdit

credo m (plural credos)

  1. (religion) creed
  2. (pray) Creed

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WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

credo

  1. (literary) third-person singular present subjunctive of credu

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
credo gredo nghredo chredo
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.