croître

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See also: croitre

French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • croitre (1990 French spelling reforms)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French croistre, from Old French croistre, creistre, from Latin crēscere, present active infinitive of crēscō, from Proto-Italic *krēskō, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱreh₁- (to grow, become bigger).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kʁwatʁ/
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Verb[edit]

croître

  1. to grow

Conjugation[edit]

This verb takes an especially irregular conjugation, taking circumflexes in many forms, so as to distinguish from the forms of the verb croire.

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