polir

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

polir (first-person singular present poleixo, past participle polit)

  1. to shine; to make a surface very smooth or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding (often polish up)
  2. to refine; remove imperfections

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin polīre (to polish), poliō (I polish).

Verb[edit]

polir

  1. to shine; to make a surface very smooth or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding (often polish up)
  2. to refine; remove imperfections

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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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin polīre (to polish), poliō (I polish).

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Verb[edit]

polir (past participle polido)

  1. to polish; to shine; to make a surface very smooth or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding (often polish up)
  2. to refine; remove imperfections

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

polir (first-person singular present polo, first-person singular preterite polí, past participle polido)

  1. (obsolete) to polish

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