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AsturianEdit

VerbEdit

creer

  1. Alternative form of creyer

LatinEdit

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin crēdere, present active inifinitive of crēdō, 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) and *dʰeh₁- (to put, place, set).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

creer

  1. to believe

DescendantsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish creer[1], from Latin crēdere, present active infinitive of crēdō, 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) and *dʰeh₁- (to put, place, set).

  1. ^ “Los futuros en el español medieval, sus orígenes y su evolución”, in Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México[1] (PDF, in Spanish), 1982-1983, page 105

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

creer (first-person singular present creo, first-person singular preterite creí, past participle creído)

  1. (transitive) to believe
  2. (transitive) to think, believe, be of the opinion
    Creo que es mejor así.I believe it's better this way.

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: i becomes y before o or e.

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