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EtymologyEdit

pry +‎ -er

NounEdit

prier (plural priers)

  1. A person who pries.

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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *per(i)-era, a prefixal verb, cognate to Hittite [Term?] (/arnumi/, to move, to shift), Sanskrit ऋणुते (ṛṇóti, to arise, to move), Ancient Greek ὄρνυμι (ὄrnymi, to stir up), Latin orior (to rise)[1].

VerbEdit

prier (first-person singular past tense prora, participle prierë)

  1. to incline, lean, turn aside
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, V.Orel, Koninklijke Brill ,Leiden 2000, p.344

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French proiier, preier, from Latin precārī, present active infinitive of precor.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pʁi.je/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

prier

  1. (transitive) to pray
  2. (transitive) to beg, to beseech, to pray to
    Vous devez prier Dieu. You must pray to God.

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French proiier, from Latin precari, present active infinitive of precor.

VerbEdit

prier

  1. to pray
  2. to implore; to beg; to beseech

ConjugationEdit

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

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French proiier, from Latin precor, precārī, from prex (request, petition, prayer), from Proto-Indo-European *preḱ-, *perḱ- (to ask, woo).

VerbEdit

prier

  1. (Jersey, religion) to pray

Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

prier

  1. Alternative form of proiier

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.


RomanianEdit

 
prier

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Latin (mensis) Aprīlis. Compare Aromanian aprir, prir, prilj, Albanian prill. Doublet of aprilie.

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NounEdit

prier m (uncountable)

  1. (popular/folk usage) April (fourth month of the Gregorian calendar)

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