croissant

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English[edit]

Croissants are usually eaten for breakfast.

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French croissant (crescent), present participle of croître (to grow). Doublet of crescent.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: krə-säntʹ, krwa-säɴʹ , krwä-säɴʹ
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈk(ɹ)wæsɒ̃/, /ˈk(ɹ)wʌsɒ̃/, /ˈk(ɹ)wɑːsɒ̃/
    • (file)
  • (US) IPA(key): /kɹəˈsɑnt/, /k(ɹ)wɑˈsɑ̃/
  • (Canada) IPA(key): /kɹəˈsɑnt/, /k(ɹ)waˈsɑ̃/, /kwə-/, /kɹə-/
  • (New Zealand) IPA(key): /kɹɘˈsɔnt/
  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /kɹəˈsɔnt/
  • Rhymes: (US, Canada) -ɑnt, (Australia, New Zealand) -ɔnt

Noun[edit]

croissant (plural croissants)

  1. A flaky roll or pastry in a form of a crescent.
    Synonyms: crescent, crescent roll, kipfel
    Hypernym: viennoiserie

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French croissant.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

croissant inan

  1. croissant

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • "croissant" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French croissant

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

croissant m (plural croissants)

  1. croissant

Derived terms[edit]

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French croissant

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkroasan]
  • IPA(key): [ˈkroasaːn]
  • Oblique cases use any of [ˈkroasaːnt-], [ˈkroasaːn-], [ˈkroasant-] or [ˈkroasan-].

Noun[edit]

croissant m inan

  1. croissant

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • croissant in Akademický slovník cizích slov, 1995, at prirucka.ujc.cas.cz

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French croissant, present participle of verb croître (to grow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /krɑˈsɑnt/, /krɔˈsɑnt/, /krʋɑˈsɑnt/, [krʋɑˈsɑ̃], [krɑˈsɑ̃]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: crois‧sant
  • Rhymes: -ɑnt

Noun[edit]

croissant m (plural croissants, diminutive croissantje n)

  1. croissant

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: kroisan

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French croissant, present participle of verb croître (to grow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kruaˈsã/ (approximating the French pronunciation more or less closely)
  • IPA(key): /ˈkroɑsɑːn/, [ˈkro̞ɑ̝s̠ɑ̝ːn] (approximating the French pronunciation more or less closely)
  • IPA(key): /ˈkroi̯sːɑnt/, [ˈkro̞i̯s̠ːɑ̝n̪t̪] (following Finnish pronunciation rules)[1]

Noun[edit]

croissant

  1. Synonym of voisarvi

Declension[edit]

Inflection of croissant (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative croissant croissantit
genitive croissantin croissantien
partitive croissantia croissanteja
illative croissantiin croissanteihin
singular plural
nominative croissant croissantit
accusative nom. croissant croissantit
gen. croissantin
genitive croissantin croissantien
partitive croissantia croissanteja
inessive croissantissa croissanteissa
elative croissantista croissanteista
illative croissantiin croissanteihin
adessive croissantilla croissanteilla
ablative croissantilta croissanteilta
allative croissantille croissanteille
essive croissantina croissanteina
translative croissantiksi croissanteiksi
abessive croissantitta croissanteitta
instructive croissantein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of croissant (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative croissantini croissantini
accusative nom. croissantini croissantini
gen. croissantini
genitive croissantini croissantieni
partitive croissantiani croissantejani
inessive croissantissani croissanteissani
elative croissantistani croissanteistani
illative croissantiini croissanteihini
adessive croissantillani croissanteillani
ablative croissantiltani croissanteiltani
allative croissantilleni croissanteilleni
essive croissantinani croissanteinani
translative croissantikseni croissanteikseni
abessive croissantittani croissanteittani
instructive
comitative croissanteineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative croissantisi croissantisi
accusative nom. croissantisi croissantisi
gen. croissantisi
genitive croissantisi croissantiesi
partitive croissantiasi croissantejasi
inessive croissantissasi croissanteissasi
elative croissantistasi croissanteistasi
illative croissantiisi croissanteihisi
adessive croissantillasi croissanteillasi
ablative croissantiltasi croissanteiltasi
allative croissantillesi croissanteillesi
essive croissantinasi croissanteinasi
translative croissantiksesi croissanteiksesi
abessive croissantittasi croissanteittasi
instructive
comitative croissanteinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative croissantimme croissantimme
accusative nom. croissantimme croissantimme
gen. croissantimme
genitive croissantimme croissantiemme
partitive croissantiamme croissantejamme
inessive croissantissamme croissanteissamme
elative croissantistamme croissanteistamme
illative croissantiimme croissanteihimme
adessive croissantillamme croissanteillamme
ablative croissantiltamme croissanteiltamme
allative croissantillemme croissanteillemme
essive croissantinamme croissanteinamme
translative croissantiksemme croissanteiksemme
abessive croissantittamme croissanteittamme
instructive
comitative croissanteinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative croissantinne croissantinne
accusative nom. croissantinne croissantinne
gen. croissantinne
genitive croissantinne croissantienne
partitive croissantianne croissantejanne
inessive croissantissanne croissanteissanne
elative croissantistanne croissanteistanne
illative croissantiinne croissanteihinne
adessive croissantillanne croissanteillanne
ablative croissantiltanne croissanteiltanne
allative croissantillenne croissanteillenne
essive croissantinanne croissanteinanne
translative croissantiksenne croissanteiksenne
abessive croissantittanne croissanteittanne
instructive
comitative croissanteinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative croissantinsa croissantinsa
accusative nom. croissantinsa croissantinsa
gen. croissantinsa
genitive croissantinsa croissantiensa
partitive croissantiaan
croissantiansa
croissantejaan
croissantejansa
inessive croissantissaan
croissantissansa
croissanteissaan
croissanteissansa
elative croissantistaan
croissantistansa
croissanteistaan
croissanteistansa
illative croissantiinsa croissanteihinsa
adessive croissantillaan
croissantillansa
croissanteillaan
croissanteillansa
ablative croissantiltaan
croissantiltansa
croissanteiltaan
croissanteiltansa
allative croissantilleen
croissantillensa
croissanteilleen
croissanteillensa
essive croissantinaan
croissantinansa
croissanteinaan
croissanteinansa
translative croissantikseen
croissantiksensa
croissanteikseen
croissanteiksensa
abessive croissantittaan
croissantittansa
croissanteittaan
croissanteittansa
instructive
comitative croissanteineen
croissanteinensa

References[edit]

  1. ^ "croissant" in the Kielitoimiston sanakirja

Further reading[edit]

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of the verb croître (to increase, to grow). From Old French croisant, from earlier creissant, from Latin crēscentem, present active participle of crēscō (to augment).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

croissant m (plural croissants)

  1. crescent
  2. croissant
  3. crescent moon
    croissant de lune
  4. (heraldry) crescent

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

croissant (feminine croissante, masculine plural croissants, feminine plural croissantes)

  1. increasing, augmenting

Participle[edit]

croissant

  1. present participle of croître
  2. present participle of croitre

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French croissant, present participle of verb croître (to grow). Doublet of crescente.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

croissant m (usually invariable, plural croissants)

  1. croissant
    Synonyms: brioche, cornetto

Anagrams[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French croissant.

Noun[edit]

croissant m (definite singular croissanten, indefinite plural croissanter, definite plural croissantene)

  1. a croissant

References[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French croissant.

Noun[edit]

croissant m (definite singular croissanten, indefinite plural croissantar, definite plural croissantane)

  1. a croissant

References[edit]

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French croissant, from Old French croisant, from earlier creissant, from Latin crēscēns, crēscentem, present active participle of crēscō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

croissant m inan

  1. croissant
    Synonym: (regional) rożek

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • croissant in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • croissant in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French croissant, present participle of verb croître (to grow). Doublet of crescente.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /kɾo.aˈsɐ̃/, /kɾu.aˈsɐ̃/ [kɾʊ.aˈsɐ̃]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /kɾo.aˈsɐ̃/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /kɾu.aˈsɐ̃/, (faster pronunciation) /kɾwaˈsɐ̃/

Noun[edit]

croissant m (plural croissants)

  1. (cooking) croissant (a flaky roll or pastry in a form of a crescent)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French croissant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɾwaˈsan/ [kɾwaˈsãn]
  • Rhymes: -an

Noun[edit]

croissant m (plural croissants)

  1. Alternative form of cruasán

Usage notes[edit]

According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French croissant, present participle of verb croître (to grow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

croissant c

  1. croissant

Declension[edit]

Declension of croissant 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative croissant croissanten croissanter croissanterna
Genitive croissants croissantens croissanters croissanternas