prier

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See also: Prier

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From pry +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

prier (plural priers)

  1. A person who pries.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *per(i)-era, a prefixal verb, cognate to Hittite [Term?] (/arnumi/, to move, to shift), Sanskrit ऋणुते (ṛṇóti, to arise, to move), Ancient Greek ὄρνυμι (órnumi, to stir up), Latin orior (to rise).[1]

Verb[edit]

prier (first-person singular past tense prora, participle prierë)

  1. I incline, lean, turn aside

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “prier”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 344

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French proiier, preier, from Latin precārī, present active infinitive of precor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pʁi.je/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

prier

  1. (transitive) to pray
  2. (transitive) to beg, to beseech, to pray to
    Vous devez prier Dieu. You must pray to God.

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French proiier, from Latin precari, present active infinitive of precor.

Verb[edit]

prier

  1. to pray
  2. to implore; to beg; to beseech

Conjugation[edit]

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

Descendants[edit]

  • French: prier

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French proiier, from Latin precor, precārī, from prex (request, petition, prayer), from Proto-Indo-European *preḱ-, *perḱ- (to ask, woo).

Verb[edit]

prier

  1. (Jersey, religion) to pray

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

prier

  1. Alternative form of proiier

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.


Romanian[edit]

prier

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin (mensis) Aprīlis. Compare Aromanian aprir, prir, prilj, Albanian prill. Doublet of aprilie.

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Noun[edit]

prier m (uncountable)

  1. (popular/folk usage) April (fourth month of the Gregorian calendar)

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