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creche Explained

creche at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

"Christmas manger scene," 1792, from Fr. cr?che, from O.Fr. cresche, ult. from O.H.G. kripja, from the root of crib. Also "a public nursery for infants where they are cared for while their mothers are at work" (1854). ///

creche at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

cr[hA169]che/kre[hA35D] $ kre[hA35D], kre[hA366][hA35D]/ n [C] [Date: 1700-1800; Language: French; Origin: 'bed for a baby']//
1 BrE a place where babies are looked after while their parents are at work: American Equivalent: day care center//
2 AmE a model of the scene of Jesus Christ's birth, placed in churches and homes at Christmas: British Equivalent: crib//

crèche at French => English Of Explained:

manger

creche at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

(also creche) noun
1 (BrE) a place where babies and small children are looked after while their parents are working, studying, shopping, etc.
2 (AmE) = CRIB (3)
compare DAY NURSERY

Creche at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Creche \Cr[`e]che\ (kr[asl]sh), n. [F.]
A public nursery, where the young children of poor women are
cared for during the day, while their mothers are at work.

creche at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

creche
n 1: a hospital where foundlings (infant children of unknown
parents) are taken in and cared for [syn: {foundling
hospital}]
2: a representation of Christ's nativity in the stable at
Bethlehem

creche at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: alternative form of » crèche

  • Old French

    Alternative forms

    * Inter: l » fro|cresche

    Etymology

    Uncertain

    Noun

    Inter: fro-noun » f
  • crib; cot Inter: gloss » bed for an infant

    Descendants

    * French: crèche

  • Translation: ar » creche
    Translation: et » creche
    Translation: el » creche
    Translation: kn » creche
    Translation: ku » creche
    Translation: pt » creche
    Translation: ta » creche
    Translation: tr » creche
    Translation: wa » creche
    Translation: zh » creche

    crèche at English (WD) Of Explained:

    ==English==
    Inter: wikipedia » dab=crèche
    Category: Image - :Canada Goose Creche.JPG|thumb|right|A crèche of Canada geese

    Alternative forms

    * creche

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » fr crèche.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /kɹɛʃ/

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n
  • A representation of the Nativity scene.
    1. A hospital for orphaned infants; a foundling hospital.
    2. A day nursery.
    3. Inter: marine biolog » y A group of young who stay together for protection.


    Category: Category - :English terms spelled with È|creche

    French

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » frm|fr|sort=creche, from Inter: etyl » fro|fr|sort=creche Inter: term » cresche||manger, feeding trough|lang=fro, from Inter: etyl » LL.|fr|sort=creche Inter: term » cripia||feeding trough|lang=la, from Inter: etyl » frk|fr|sort=creche Inter: recons » kribbia||crib|lang=frk, from Inter: etyl » gem-pro|fr|sort=creche Inter: recons » kribjōn||crib|lang=gem-pro, from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|fr|sort=creche Inter: recons » g(')rībh-||basket, net|lang=ine-pro. Cognate with Inter: etyl » goh|- Inter: term » krippa|lang=goh, Inter: term » kripja||crib|lang=goh|tr={{etyl|de|- Inter: term » Krippe|lang=de}}, Inter: etyl » ang|- Inter: term » cribb|lang=ang, Inter: term » crybb||crib|lang=ang, Inter: etyl » osx|- Inter: term » kribbia||crib, manger|lang=osx|tr={{etyl|nl|- Inter: term » nl|- Inter: term » krib|lang=nl, Inter: term » kribb|lang=nl}}, Inter: etyl » da|- Inter: term » krybbe|lang=da, Inter: etyl » sv|- Inter: term » crubba|lang=sv, Inter: etyl » ga|- Inter: term » grib|lang=ga. More at crib.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /kʁɛʃ/|lang=fr
    • Inter: audio » Fr-crèche.ogg|Audio (France, Paris)
    • Inter: homophones » crèchent|crèches|lang=fr

      Noun

      Inter: fr-noun » f|sort=creche


  • crèche (the Nativity scene)
    1. crèche (day nursery)

      Verb

      Inter: fr-verb-form » sort=creche


  • Inter: conjugation of » crécher||1|s|pres|ind|lang=fr
  • Inter: conjugation of » crécher||3|s|pres|ind|lang=fr
  • Inter: conjugation of » crécher||1|s|pres|sub|lang=fr
  • Inter: conjugation of » crécher||3|s|pres|sub|lang=fr
  • Inter: conjugation of » crécher||2|s|imp|lang=fr

  • Translation: cs » crèche
    Translation: el » crèche
    Translation: fr » crèche
    Translation: ko » crèche
    Translation: io » crèche
    Translation: ku » crèche
    Translation: hu » crèche
    Translation: my » crèche
    Translation: nl » crèche
    Translation: pl » crèche
    Translation: pt » crèche
    Translation: fi » crèche
    Translation: ta » crèche
    Translation: vi » crèche
    Translation: wa » crèche
    Translation: zh » crèche

    créché at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » crèche

    French

    Verb

    Inter: fr-past participle » sort=creche
  • Inter: past participle of » crécher|lang=fr|sort=creche

  • Translation: fr » créché