nourrir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French norrir, from Latin nūtrīre, present active infinitive of nūtriō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nourrir

  1. to feed (provide with nourishment)
  2. to nurture, to fuel
  3. (pronominal) to eat

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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Verb[edit]

nourrir

  1. to feed (provide with nourishment)