rôtir

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See also: rotir

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French rostir, from Frankish *rōstjan (to roast), from Proto-Germanic *raustijaną (to roast), from Proto-Indo-European *reus- (to crackle, roast). Germanic cognates include Old High German rōsten. Compare Italian arrostire.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rôtir

  1. to roast.

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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