criar

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From Latin creāre, present active infinitive of creō. Doublet of crear.

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criar (first-person singular present crio, past participle criat)

  1. (transitive) to nurse, to breastfeed
    Synonym: alletar
  2. (transitive) to raise (to bring up; to grow; to promote)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese criar, from Latin creāre, present active infinitive of creō.

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criar (first-person singular present indicative crio, past participle criado)

  1. (transitive) to create, to put into existence
    Synonyms: fazer, gerar, produzir, fundar
  2. (transitive) to invent
    Synonym: inventar
  3. (transitive) to raise (a child)
    Synonym: educar
    Fui criado dessa maneira.I was raised that way.
  4. (transitive) to breed (animals or plants)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin creāre, present active infinitive of creō. Doublet of the borrowed crear.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkɾjaɾ/, [ˈkɾjaɾ]

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criar (first-person singular present crío, first-person singular preterite crie, past participle criado)

  1. (transitive) to rear or raise (e.g., a child)
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to grow up
    Synonym: crecer
    Nació en San Sebastián pero se crio en Tenerife.
    S/he was born in San Sebastián but grew up in Tenerife.

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Venetian[edit]

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criar

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to fight or scold

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  • Venetian conjugation varies from one region to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

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