crecer

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin crēscere, present active infinitive of crēscō.

Verb[edit]

crecer

  1. to grow

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

crecer (first-person singular present indicative creço, past participle crecido)

  1. Obsolete spelling of crescer

Conjugation[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish, from Latin crēscĕre, present active infinitive of crēscō, from Proto-Italic *krēskō, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱreh₁- (to grow, become bigger). Compare French croître, Italian crescere and English crescent.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɾe̞ˈθe̞ɾ] (Spain)
  • IPA(key): [kɾe̞ˈse̞ɾ] (Latin America)

Verb[edit]

crecer (first-person singular present crezco, first-person singular preterite crecí, past participle crecido)

  1. to grow

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: c becomes a zc before a or o.

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