obéir

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See also: obeir and obeïr

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French obeir, borrowed from Latin oboedīre, present active infinitive of oboediō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

obéir

  1. (intransitive) To obey (a person)
    obéir à son patron.
    To obey one's boss.
  2. (intransitive) To obey (a rule or instruction)
    Obéir aux instructions.
    To obey the instructions.

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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-.

Usage notes[edit]

Obéir is followed by à if you wish to add an object.

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