fouir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *fodīre, from Latin fodere, present active infinitive of fodiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fouir

  1. (transitive) to dig, grub, burrow

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-.

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *fodīre, from Latin fodere, present active infinitive of fodiō.

Verb[edit]

fouir

  1. Alternative form of foïr

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group or second-group verb (ending in -ir, without or with an -iss- infix). This verb has a distinct stressed present stem, as well as other irregularities. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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