gésir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French gesir, from Latin iacēre, present active infinitive of iaceō. Compare Italian giacere, Spanish yacer.

Verb[edit]

gésir (defective)

  1. (intransitive, literary) to lie (to be in a horizontal position)
  2. (intransitive) to lie (to be left in a horizontal position)
  3. (intransitive) to be located
  4. (intransitive) to be buried, hidden

Conjugation[edit]

This is a defective verb, and is only conjugated in the present and imperfect indicative

Usage notes[edit]

The circumflex on the ‘i‘ in the third-person singular present indicative has been optional since the 1990 French spelling reforms; see git.

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