montrer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Middle French monstrer, from Old French monstrer, moustrer, mostrer (etc.), from Latin mōnstrāre. The forms montrer, monstrer were influenced by the original Latin word. Compare English muster, Italian mostrare, and Spanish mostrar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɔ̃.tʁe/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

montrer

  1. to show
    Montre-le-moi.
    Show it to me.
    • 2018, Zaz, Résigne-moi:
      Je rêve de plus me juger, car la vie me montre ce que je dois affronter.
      I dream of judging myself more, because life shows me what I must face.
  2. (reflexive) to display, to demonstrate one's characteristics

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Verb[edit]

montrer

  1. Alternative form of mouontrer (to show)