froidir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from froid +‎ -ir

Verb[edit]

froidir

  1. (archaic) to cool; to cool off; to cool down

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]

froide +‎ -ir

Verb[edit]

froidir

  1. to chill; to cool
    • 12th Century, Béroul, Tristan et Iseut:
      Li cuer el ventre li froidis.
      His heart in his stomach chilled him.