renouveler

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French renouveler

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

renouveler

  1. to renew

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Conjugation[edit]

This verb can be conjugated in 2 ways. The first table shows the conjugation before the 1990 spelling reform of the French language, the second shows it after the spelling reforms. Both spellings are today considered correct.

  • With the exception of appeler, jeter and their derived verbs, all verbs that used to double the consonants can also now be conjugated like amener.
  • This verb is conjugated mostly like the regular -er verbs (parler and chanter and so on), but the -e- /ə/ of the second-to-last syllable becomes -è- /ɛ/ when the next vowel is a silent or schwa -e-. For example, in the third-person singular present indicative, we have il renouvèle rather than *il renouvele. Other verbs conjugated this way include lever and mener. Related but distinct conjugations include those of appeler and préférer.

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ nouvel +‎ -er.

Verb[edit]

renouveler

  1. to renew
  2. to replace (something with something else)

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb conjugates like other verbs ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-els, *-elt are modified to eaus, eaut. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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