revenir

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal, from Latin revenīre, present active infinitive of reveniō (come back, return).

Verb[edit]

revenir (first-person singular present revinc, past participle revingut)

  1. come again
  2. return
  3. of a river, to rise in level

Conjugation[edit]

As intervenir.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French revenir, from Old French revenir, from Latin revenīre, present active infinitive of reveniō (come back, return).

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Verb[edit]

revenir

  1. to come back, to return
    Je reviens de mes vacances.
    I'm coming back from my holiday.
    Je n'ai pas l'intention de revenir à Paris.
    I am not planning on returning to Paris.
  2. (cooking, preceded by faire) to brown
    Mettez un peu de beurre et d’huile et faites revenir sur le gaz.
    Put in a bit of butter and oil and brown on the gas cooker.

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This is a verb in a group of -ir verbs. All verbs ending in -venir, such as convenir and devenir, are conjugated this way.

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French revenir.

Verb[edit]

revenir

  1. to come back, to return

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested circa 980 in La Vie de Saint Léger, inherited from Latin revenīre, present active infinitive of reveniō.

Verb[edit]

revenir

  1. to come back, to return

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has a stressed present stem revien distinct from the unstressed stem reven, as well as other irregularities. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From re- +‎ venir, or from Latin revenīre, present active infinitive of reveniō.

Verb[edit]

revenir (first-person singular present revengo, first-person singular preterite revine, past participle revenido)

  1. (intransitive) to return, revert
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to shrink, reduce
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to go bad, spoil, turn sour (of food)

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