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EtymologyEdit

From Old French devenir, from Latin dēvenīre, present active infinitive of dēveniō, from + veniō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /də.v(ə).niʁ/
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NounEdit

devenir m (plural devenirs)

  1. future

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VerbEdit

devenir

  1. to become
  2. (Louisiana, followed by de) to come from

ConjugationEdit

This is a verb in a group of -ir verbs. All verbs ending in -venir, such as convenir and revenir, are conjugated this way.

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InterlinguaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French.

PronunciationEdit

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devenir

  1. to become

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

First known attestation circa 980 as devenguz (nominative masculine singular past participle form). From Latin devenīre, present active infinitive of deveniō.

VerbEdit

devenir

  1. to become
    • circa 1250, Marie de France, Yonec
      Chevaliers bels e genz devint.
      He turned into a handsome, noble knight.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French devenir.

VerbEdit

devenir (first-person singular present devengo, first-person singular preterite devine, past participle devenido)

  1. to happen

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