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. (reflexive) to be the same, to have no difference between

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Middle French[edit]

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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]

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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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