BretonEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Breton carat (recorded in the Catholicon), from Proto-Celtic *kareti (to love), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂- (to desire, wish). Cognate with Cornish kara and Welsh caru.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

karout

  1. (transitive) to love
    Da garout a ran.
    I love you.

ConjugationEdit

Personal forms
Indicative Conditional Imperative
Present Imperfect Preterite Future Present Imperfect
1s karan karen karis karin karfen karjen -
2s karez kares karjout kari karfes karjes kar
3s kar kare karas karo karfe karje karet
1p karomp karemp karjomp karimp karfemp karjemp karomp
2p karit karec'h karjoc'h karot karfec'h karjec'h karit
3p karont karent karjont karint karfent karjent karent
0 karer kared karjod karor karfed karjed -
Impersonal forms Mutated forms
Infinitive: karout, karañ
Present participle: o karout
Past participle: karet (auxiliary verb: kaout)
Soft mutation after a: a gar-
Mixed mutation after e: e kar-
Soft mutation after ne/na: ne/na gar-

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