gagner

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French gaaignier, of Germanic origin: from Frankish *waidanjan (get food), a calque of Latin petere. Compare Occitan ganhar, Catalan guanyar, Italian guadagnare, Portuguese ganhar, cf. also Spanish ganar.

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gagner

  1. to win.
    On a gagné la ligue !
    We won the league.
  2. to earn.
    Je gagne 10 euros de l'heure.
    I earn 10 euros an hour.
  3. to gain; to obtain.
    • 1902, M. Netter, "Efficacité de l'argent colloïdal (collargol) dans le traitement des maladies infectieuses; multiplicité de ses indications", in "Séance du 12 décembre 1902", Bulletins Et Mémoires de la Société Médicale Des Hôpitaux de Paris, third series, volume 19, Masson et Cie, page 1093:
      Le malade a gagné beaucoup de poids et est sorti le 31 décembre 1901.
      The patient gained a lot of weight and left on 31 December 1901.

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

gagner

  1. Alternative form of gaaignier

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-agn, *-agns, *-agnt are modified to aing, ainz, aint. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.