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]

  • Galician: crer
  • Portuguese: crer

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish creer[1], from Latin crēdere, present active infinitive of crēdō, from Proto-Italic *krezðō, 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]

  • IPA(key): /kɾeˈeɾ/, [kɾeˈeɾ]

Verb[edit]

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

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Concepción Company Company (1985), “Los futuros en el español medieval, sus orígenes y su evolución [The future tense in Medieval Spanish, its origin and its evolution]”, in Nueva Revista de Filología Hispánica (NRFH)[1] (PDF, in Spanish), volume 34, issue 1, Centro de Estudios Lingüísticos y Literarios (CELL), El Colegio de México, DOI:https://doi.org/10.24201/nrfh.v34i1.1795, ISSN 0185-0121, OCLC 795935707, retrieved 2019-06-14, page 105