cotir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French cotir, from Old French cotir (to hit; strike), from Vulgar Latin *cottire, from Ancient Greek κόπτειν (kóptein, to abut; bump; knock; strike repeatedly).

Verb[edit]

cotir

  1. (transitive) to damage (a fruit)

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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