valoir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French valoir, from Old French valoir, valeir, from Latin valēre, present active infinitive of valeō, from Proto-Italic *walēō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wl̥h₁éh₁yeti, from *h₂welh₁- (to rule, be strong).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /va.lwaʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -waʁ

Verb[edit]

valoir

  1. (intransitive) to be worth
  2. (transitive) to earn, to win, to bring (something of value)
  3. (transitive, mathematics) To be equal to
  4. (reflexive) to be the same, to have no difference between

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Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin valēre, present active infinitive of valeō.

Verb[edit]

valoir

  1. to be worth; to have a certain value
  2. (of a person) to have merit; to be have positive qualities

Descendants[edit]

  • French: valoir

References[edit]

  • valoir on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330–1500) (in French)

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin valēre, present active infinitive of valeō.

Verb[edit]

valoir

  1. to have value; to be worth

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. 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.

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