arriver

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

arrive +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

arriver (plural arrivers)

  1. One who arrives; usually, one who arrives in a specified way

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a- + rive, Vulgar Latin *arripare, from Latin ad rīpa. Compare Italian arrivare, Spanish arribar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

arriver

  1. to arrive
    On est arrivés à Paris vers 9 heures.
    We arrived in Paris around 9 o'clock.
  2. to happen
    Cela ne m'arrive jamais.
    That never happens to me.
  3. to be able to, to manage (to do something successfully)
  4. to obtain a level of success or fame.

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French ariver, from Late Latin *arrīpare, from Latin ad + rīpa (shore).

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Verb[edit]

arriver

  1. to arrive

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