prouver

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French prover, from Latin probāre, present active infinitive of probō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pʁu.ve/
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VerbEdit

prouver

  1. to prove

ConjugationEdit

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Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

prouver

  1. Alternative form of prover

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-v, *-vs, *-vt are modified to f, s, t. This verb has a stressed present stem pruev distinct from the unstressed stem prouv, as well as other irregularities. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.