creer

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See also: Creer and créer

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

creer

  1. Alternative form of creyer

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

creer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of creō

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin crēdere, present active inifinitive of crēdō, from Proto-Italic *krezdō, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱred dʰeh₁- (to place one's heart, i.e. to trust, believe), compound phrase of oblique case form of *ḱḗr (heart) and *dʰeh₁- (to put, place, set).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

creer

  1. to believe

Descendants[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish [Term?], from Latin crēdere, present active infinitive of crēdō, from Proto-Italic *krezdō, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱred dʰeh₁- (to place one's heart, i.e. to trust, believe), compound phrase of oblique case form of *ḱḗr (heart) and *dʰeh₁- (to put, place, set).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

creer (first-person singular present creo, first-person singular preterite creí, past participle creído)

  1. (transitive) to believe
  2. (transitive) to think, believe, be of the opinion
    Creo que es mejor así.I believe it's better this way.

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: i becomes y before o or e.

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