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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:


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)

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:

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

creche at English (WD) Of Explained:



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

  • Old French

    Alternative forms

    * Inter: l » fro|cresche




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


    * 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:

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

    Alternative forms

    * creche


    From Inter: etyl » fr crèche.


    * Inter: IPA » /kɹɛʃ/


    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



    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.


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


      Inter: fr-noun » f|sort=creche

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


      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



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

  • Translation: fr » créché