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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French querir, from Old French querre (with conjugation change), from Latin quaerere, present active infinitive of quaerō (I seek). Compare also Walloon cweri.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

quérir

  1. (literary or archaic) to seek; used especially after certain verbs
    Il a fait (ou envoyé) quérir son frère. ― He bade his brother come.
    Il est allé quérir le château.He went in quest of the castle.

ConjugationEdit

  • Many dictionaries give quérir as a defective verb, only appearing as an infinitive. However historically, it has a conjugation.

This verb is impersonal and is conjugated only in the third-person singular.

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