naître

See also: naitre

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French naistre, from Old French naistre, from Vulgar Latin *nascĕre[1] (perfect *nascī, with irregular hard -c-, metathesized from *naxī), from Latin nāscor, nāscī, from earlier gnāscor, from Proto-Italic *gnāskōr, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nɛtʁ/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛtʁ

VerbEdit

naître

  1. (intransitive) to be born (typically used in the passive voice)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ naitre”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French naistre, from Vulgar Latin *nascĕre, from Latin nāscor, nāscī.

VerbEdit

naître

  1. (Jersey) to be born
    Antonym: mouothi