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

  1. to rear or raise (e.g., a child)

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  • Rule: stressed í in certain conjugations; monosyllabic infinitives receive no written accent in certain conjugations. This change was put into effect in the 2010 spelling reforms by the RAE, so some other forms are still commonly seen.

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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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