emplir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French emplir, from Old French emplir, from Vulgar Latin *implīre, present active infinitive of *impliō (taking on a standard -ir conjugation type in French), from Latin impleō. Compare Italian empire, Spanish henchir.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑ̃.pliʁ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

emplir

  1. (transitive) to fill
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun, s'emplir) to fill

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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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French emplir, from Vulgar Latin *implio, implire, from Latin impleo.

Verb[edit]

emplir

  1. (transitive) to fill

Descendants[edit]