submerger

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin submergere

Verb[edit]

submerger

  1. to submerge
    Ce navire a été submergé.
  2. to be engulfed in or with something.
    Je suis submergé de travail.

Synonyms[edit]

submerger has most of the time a passive voice, active and transitive synonym is immerger

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Conjugation[edit]

  • This is a regular -er verb, but the stem is written submerge- before endings that begin with -a- or -o- (to indicate that the -g- is a “soft” /ʒ/ and not a “hard” /ɡ/). This spelling-change occurs in all verbs in -ger, such as neiger and manger.

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