contredire

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.tʁə.diʁ/

Etymology[edit]

Latin contrādīcō, from contrā (against) + dīcō (to speak)

Verb[edit]

contredire

  1. to contradict

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is one of a group of -re verbs all ending in -dire. They are conjugated exactly like dire, but with a different second-person plural indicative present (that is, like confire). Members of this group include dédire and interdire.

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin contrādīcō, from contrā (against) + dīcō (to speak).

Verb[edit]

contredire

  1. to speak out against
  2. to contradict

Descendants[edit]