-iss-

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin inchoative infix -sc-, from -ēscō, but now extended to many non-inchoative verbs as well. Cognates include Italian -isc-, Portuguese -ec-, -esc- and -esç-, and Romanian -esc- and -ăsc-.

Infix[edit]

-iss-

  1. An infix found in most of the conjugation of regular -ir verbs.

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