descreistre

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēcrēscere, present active infinitive of dēcrēscō, or an internal formation from des- +‎ creistre.

Verb[edit]

descreistre

  1. to decrease; to lessen; to diminish

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb ends in a palatal stem, so there is an extra i before the e of some endings. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: decrease
  • French: décroître