FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French verai, from the Vulgar Latin *vērācus, from Latin vērāx, from vērus (true, real), from Proto-Italic *wēros, from a Proto-Indo-European *weh₁-ros, from *weh₁- (true).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vʁɛ/
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

vrai (feminine singular vraie, masculine plural vrais, feminine plural vraies)

  1. true
    C'est vrai?Really?
    Est-il vrai que vous ayez dit qu'il a besoin de notre aide ?
    Is it true that you said he needs our help?
    Il est vrai que l'on a dit cela.
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    Il n'est pas vrai que l'on ait dit cela.
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  2. real
    Synonyms: réel, authentique
    Antonym: faux

NounEdit

vrai m (plural vrais)

  1. truth

AdverbEdit

vrai

  1. true; truly
    Raconter vrai
    to retell truly, without errors

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PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French verai, from Vulgar Latin *vērācus, from Latin vērāx, from vērus (true, real).

AdjectiveEdit

vrai m

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) true
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Etymology 2Edit

From a Germanic source; compare English wrack, Dutch wrak, German Wrack.

NounEdit

vrai m (uncountable)

  1. (Jersey) seaweed, vraic, wrack
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