croissant

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English[edit]

Croissants are usually eaten for breakfast.

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

croissant (plural croissants)

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

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

croissant m (plural croissants)

  1. croissant

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

croissant m

  1. croissant

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]

Borrowed 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]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkruɑˈsã, kroɑsɑːn/, [ˈkruɑˈs̠ã, kro̞ɑs̠ɑːn] (approximating the French pronunciation more or less closely)[1]
  • IPA(key): /ˈkroi̯sːɑnt/, [ˈkro̞i̯s̠ːɑn̪t̪] (following Finnish pronunciation rules)

Noun[edit]

croissant

  1. croissant

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
instructive croissantein
abessive croissantitta croissanteitta
comitative croissanteineen
Possessive forms of croissant (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person croissantini croissantimme
2nd person croissantisi croissantinne
3rd person croissantinsa

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "croissant" in the Kielitoimiston sanakirja

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

croissant m (plural croissants)

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

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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

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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croissant m (usually invariable, plural croissants)

  1. croissant
    Synonyms: brioche, cornetto

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From French croissant.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a croissant

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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 (I augment).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

croissant m inan

  1. croissant

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

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

croissant m (plural croissants)

  1. 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]

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:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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