apparaître

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See also: apparaitre

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Middle French apparoistre, from Old French aparoistre, from Latin appārēscere, present active infinitive of appārēscō (begin to appear), from appareō.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

apparaître

  1. to appear (become visible)
    Dans la nuit, il vit un spectre apparaître.
  2. (video games) to spawn

Conjugation[edit]

  • avoir auxiliary can also be used, indicating action rather than state. However, in common usage, être tends to replace avoir for all senses. [1][2]
  • This verb is one of a fairly small group of -re verbs, that are all conjugated the same way. They are unlike other verb groups in that the ‘i’ is given a circumflex before a ‘t’.

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