amaigrir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ maigre +‎ -ir

Verb[edit]

amaigrir

  1. (transitive, said of an illness, hard work, abuse etc.) to emaciate make thinner (in an unhealthy way)
  2. (reflexive, said of a person) to get thinner (in an unhealthy way), to become emaciated

Conjugation[edit]

  • 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-.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • maigrir (to make or get thinner, in a positive way)

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