recueillir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French recoillir, from Latin recolligere, present active infinitive of recolligō, see re-, cueillir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

recueillir

  1. to collect, gather
  2. to obtain, to win
  3. to take in (a stray, etc.)
  4. (reflexive, se recueillir) to collect one's thoughts, to reflect
  5. (reflexive, se recueillir) to meditate

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is part of a small group of verbs in -ir that conjugate as if they ended in -er, except for the past participle, past historic and imperfect subjunctive.

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