habiter

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French habiter, borrowed from Latin habitāre, present active infinitive of habitō.

PronunciationEdit

  • (mute h) IPA(key): /a.bi.te/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

habiter

  1. (transitive) To live in, to occupy (to have as a home.)
    L’homme habitait un appartement crasseux et sombre.
    The man lived in a dirty, dark flat.
    Elle a habité cinq mois rue Vaubecourt, puis elle a déménagé.
    She lived in Vaubecourt street for five months, then she moved.
    Il habite une ville où tous sont très gentils.
    He lives in a town where everyone is very kind.
  2. (intransitive) To live (in)
    habitez-vous ?
    Where do you live?
    J'habite à Paris.
    I live in Paris.

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

habiter

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of habitō

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin habitāre, present active infinitive of habitō.

VerbEdit

habiter

  1. to live (in a place)

ConjugationEdit

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

DescendantsEdit

  • French: habiter