se recueiller

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se recueiller

What's the origin of se recueillir as a verb for "to meditate"? It seems so different than the verb recueillir meaning "to note" or "to collect". If one wants to say one is practicing meditation should one use se recueillir or méditer ?

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CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Evan,

Follow the link for the etymology of "recueillir/se recueillir" (especially II 3.): Etymoligie-recueillir

Take a look here for the meaning of "se recueillir"se recueillir

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

se recueiller

What's the origin of se recueillir as a verb for "to meditate"? It seems so different than the verb recueillir meaning "to note" or "to collect". If one wants to say one is practicing meditation should one use se recueillir or méditer ?

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