avenir

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin adveniō, advenīre(to come to, to arrive).

Verb[edit]

avenir ‎(first-person singular present avinc, past participle avingut)

  1. get on with someone, without conflict
    al final les parts en disputa s'han avingut
  2. accept the circumstances with resignation
    no m'en puc avenir que en Manel s'hagi mort — I can't accept that Manel is dead.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the expression temps à venir ("time (that is) to come"). Cf. also Old French avenir.

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avenir m ‎(plural avenirs)

  1. future

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin adveniō, advenīre(to come to, to arrive). Cf. also the inherited doublet aveindre, avoindre, advaindre(pull or take something from its resting place; reach or attain something through effort), coming through a Vulgar Latin form *advenǐre or influenced by ateindre, ataindre (modern atteindre).

Verb[edit]

avenir

  1. to happen

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has a stressed present stem avien distinct from the unstressed stem aven, as well as other irregularities. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin advenīre, present active infinitive of adveniō. Doublet of advenir.

Verb[edit]

avenir ‎(first-person singular present avengo, first-person singular preterite avine, past participle avenido)

  1. (transitive) to reconcile
  2. (reflexive) to agree, accept
    avenirse en algo - to agree on something
    avenirse a hacer algo - to agree to do something
    avenirse con alguien - to get along with someone
    avenirse a algo - to accept or resign oneself to something
  3. to match
  4. (intransitive, dated) to happen

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