agir

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin agere, present active infinitive of agō.

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agir

  1. (intransitive) To act
    Il faut agir pour lutter contre la pauvreté.
    "We must act in order to fight poverty."
  2. (intransitive) to act, to do [something]
    il n'agit pas comme il devrait - he's not doing as he should
  3. (intransitive) to act, behave
    vous agissez en enfants - you're acting like children
    il agit comme un fou - he's acting like a madman
  4. (intransitive, followed by sur) to act on
  5. (law, followed by contre) prosecute, sue
  6. (reflexive, followed by de) To be all about
    Dans le livre il s’agit d’une femme perdue. - The book is about a lost woman.
    il s'agit de vous en tirer honorablement - it's all about you getting out of there honorably
    dans la vie; il s'agit de faire son devoir. - life is all about doing your duty
    Il s'agissait de choisir entre les ducs. - it was about choosing between the two dukes.

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  • This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

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agir

  1. past infinitive of agar

Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *HeHter-, *h₁eh₂ter-, *eh₂ter- (fire). Compare Persian آذر (âzar), Avestan 𐬁𐬙𐬀𐬭𐬱 (ātarš, "fire"), Ossetian арт, Pashto or; compare also Old Armenian այրեմ (ayrem), Serbo-Croatian vatra, Irish áith (kiln), Welsh odyn, Umbrian atru, and Latin āter, which may be derived from the same ultimate root.

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agir m

  1. fire

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin agere, present active infinitive of agō.

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agir (first-person singular present indicative ajo, past participle agido)

  1. (intransitive) To do something; to act; to function; to perform.
  2. (intransitive) To conduct oneself in a specific manner; to behave; to proceed.

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