vrai

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French verai, from the Vulgar Latin *vērācus, from Latin vērāx, from vērus (true, real), from Proto-Italic *wēros, from a Proto-Indo-European *weh₁-ros, from *weh₁- (true).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vʁɛ/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

vrai (feminine singular vraie, masculine plural vrais, feminine plural vraies)

  1. true
    C'est vrai?Really?
    Est-il vrai que vous ayez dit qu'il a besoin de notre aide ?
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    Il est vrai que l'on a dit cela.
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    Il n'est pas vrai que l'on ait dit cela.
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  2. real
    Synonyms: réel, authentique
    Antonym: faux

Noun[edit]

vrai m (plural vrais)

  1. truth

Adverb[edit]

vrai

  1. true; truly
    Raconter vrai
    to retell truly, without errors

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French verai, from Vulgar Latin *vērācus, from Latin vērāx, from vērus (true, real).

Adjective[edit]

vrai m

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) true
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Etymology 2[edit]

From a Germanic source; compare English wrack, Dutch wrak, German Wrack.

Noun[edit]

vrai m (uncountable)

  1. (Jersey) seaweed, vraic, wrack
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