credo

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See also: crédo

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin crēdō (I believe); see creed.

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  • Hyphenation: cre‧do

Noun[edit]

credo (plural credos)

  1. A belief system.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

credo m (plural credi)

  1. creed

Verb[edit]

credo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of credere
    Credo. — I believe

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱred dʰeh₁- (to place one's heart, i.e. to trust, believe), compound phrase of oblique case form of *ḱḗr (heart) (whence also Latin cor) and *dʰeh₁- (to put, place, set) (whence also Latin faciō). Cognates include Sanskrit श्रद्दधाति (śrad-√dhā, to trust, believe) and Old Irish cretim (to believe).

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Verb[edit]

present active crēdō, present infinitive crēdere, perfect active crēdidī, supine crēditum

  1. I lend, loan.
  2. I commit, consign, entrust to.
  3. I trust, confide in, have confidence in.
  4. I believe in, trust in, give credence to.
  5. (with accusative or dative) I believe.
    • c. 254 BCE – 184 BCE, Plautus, Captivi
      Tune huic credis?
      Do you believe him?
    • c. 254 BCE – 184 BCE, Plautus, Captivi
      Aristophontes: Quid tu autem? Etiam huic credis?
      Hegio: Quid ego credam huic?
      Aristophontes: Insanum esse me?
      Aristophontes: How’s this? You, too? Do you actually believe him?
      Hegio: Believe him in what?
      Aristophontes: That I’m insane?

Usage notes[edit]

  • Crēdō often uses dative case with persons believed in, but accusative case with things or concepts believed in. Accusative usage may be accompanied by a preposition: crēdimus in Deum = "we believe in God".

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References[edit]

  • credo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin credō (I believe).

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Noun[edit]

credo m (plural credos)

  1. creed
  2. credo

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Interjection[edit]

credo!

  1. ew (expression of disgust or nausea)
  2. God forbid!

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Noun[edit]

credo m (plural credos)

  1. (religion) creed
  2. (pray) Creed

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