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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

cry +‎ -er. Compare French crieur.

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NounEdit

crier (plural criers)

  1. One who cries.
    • 1967, Richard M. Elman, The 28th day of Elul (page 94)
      Once again she had been stricken, beaten down, so violated that to give utterance to her feelings might have outshrilled all the criers in hell.
  2. An officer who proclaims the orders or directions of a court, or who gives public notice by loud proclamation, such as a town crier.

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EtymologyEdit

Probably from Latin cerebrum through a Vulgar Latin root *crebrum or possibly from the diminutive form cerebellum through a root *crebellum (compare the variant form, also found in Megleno-Romanian, which seems to still preserve the -l-). Compare Romanian creier.

NounEdit

crier m (plural crieri)

  1. brain

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French crier, from Old French crier, crider, from Medieval Latin crīdāre (to clamour, cry out, publish, proclaim) (compare Spanish gritar, Catalan and Occitan cridar, Italian gridare). Perhaps from Latin quiritare (to shriek, wail) (--Diez), or from Frankish *krītan (to cry out, shout, proclaim), from Proto-Germanic *krītaną (to cry out, shout), from Proto-Indo-European *greyd- (to shout). Akin to Middle Dutch crīten, krīten (Dutch krijten "to cry, cry out"), Middle Low German krîten "to shriek, cry out", Middle High German krīzen "to cry out loudly" (German kreissen "to wail in childbirth").

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kʁi.je/
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VerbEdit

crier

  1. to cry out
  2. to shout
  3. to creak

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French crier, from Medieval Latin crīdāre (to clamour, cry out, publish, proclaim).

VerbEdit

crier (gerund criethie)

  1. (Jersey) to shout

Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin crīdāre (to clamour, cry out, publish, proclaim), from Frankish *krītan (to cry out, shout, proclaim), from Proto-Germanic *krītaną (to cry out, shout), from Proto-Indo-European *greyd- (to shout). Akin to Middle Dutch crīten, krīten (Dutch kryten, krijten "to cry, cry out"), Middle Low German krîten "to shriek, cry out", Middle High German krīzen "to cry out loudly" (German kreissen "to wail in childbirth").

VerbEdit

crier

  1. to cry out; to shout

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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