jaillir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain origin. Possibly from a Vulgar Latin *galīre, from Transalpine Gaulish *gali- ("boil, gush, well up").

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

jaillir

  1. (of a liquid, etc) to spurt out, gush forth
  2. (of person) to spring out

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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