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FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • croitre (1990 French spelling reforms)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French croistre, from Old French croistre, creistre, from Latin crēscere, present active infinitive of crēscō, from Proto-Italic *krēskō, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱreh₁- (to grow, become bigger).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

croître

  1. to grow

ConjugationEdit

This verb takes an especially irregular conjugation, taking circumflexes in many forms, so as to distinguish from the forms of the verb croire.

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