éteindre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French esteindre, Old French estaindre < Latin extinguere, present active infinitive of extinguō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

éteindre

  1. to turn off (a switch)
  2. to put out (a fire)
  3. (reflexive) to die out, fade

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is conjugated like peindre. It uses the same endings as rendre or vendre, but its -nd- becomes -gn- before a vowel, and its past participle ends in ‘t’ instead of a vowel.

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