contribuer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin contribuere, present active infinitive of contribuō, assimilated into the first conjugation group (regular -er suffixed verbs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

contribuer

  1. to contribute
    Cet utilisateur peut contribuer avec un niveau élémentaire de français.
    This user can contribute with an elementary level of French.
  2. to help
    Ces pays contribuent à faire progresser le développement durable.
    These countries help advance sustainable development.

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1340 contrebuer, 1370 contribuer. Borrowing from Latin contribuere, present active infinitive of contribuō, assimilated into the first conjugation group (regular -er suffixed verbs).

Verb[edit]

contribuer

  1. to contribute
    • 1370, Oresme, Ethiques
      [] selon la proporcion des pecunes qui furent contribuees.
      [] ccording to the proportion of the wealth contributed.

Conjugation[edit]

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

References[edit]

  • contribuer on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330-1500) (in French)