feindre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French feindre, faindre, from Latin fingere, present active infinitive of fingō, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeiǵʰ- (to mold).

Verb[edit]

feindre

  1. to fake; to feign

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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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin fingere, present active infinitive of fingō.

Verb[edit]

feindre

  1. to feign

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb ends in a palatal stem, so there is an extra i before the e of some endings. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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