prendre

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin prendere, alternative form of prehendere, present active infinitive of prehendō.

Verb[edit]

prendre (first-person singular present prenc, past participle pres)

  1. to take

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin prendere, alternative form of prehendere (to seize), present active infinitive of prehendō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

prendre

  1. to take.
    Prends ma main.
    Take my hand.
  2. to eat, to drink.
  3. to get, to buy.
  4. to rob, to deprive.
  5. (fire) to break out
  6. (reflexive) to get (something) caught (in), to jam

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is quite irregular, with the following patterns:
    • In the infinitive, in the singular forms of the present indicative, and in the future and the conditional, it is conjugated like rendre, perdre, etc. (sometimes called the regular -re verbs).
    • In the plural forms of the present indicative and imperative, in the imperfect indicative, in the present subjunctive, and in the present participle, it is conjugated like appeler or jeter, using the stem prenn- before mute ‘e’ and the stem pren- elsewhere.
    • In the past participle, and in the past historic and the imperfect subjunctive, its conjugation resembles that of mettre.

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French prendre, from Latin prendō, prendere, an alternative form of prehendō, prehendere (lay hold of, seize, grasp, grab, snatch, take, catch).

Verb[edit]

prendre

  1. to take

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin prehendō

Verb[edit]

prendre

  1. to take

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin prehendō

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

prendre

  1. to take

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