figer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fīgō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fi.ʒe/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

figer

  1. to freeze
  2. (figuratively) to scare, to frighten

Conjugation[edit]

This is a regular -er verb, but the stem is written fige- 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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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French figier, fiier, from Latin fīcārius (modern French figuier is remodelled after French figue).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fiˈeːr(ə)/, /fiˈɡeːr(ə)/, /ˈfiɡər(ə)/

Noun[edit]

figer (plural fygers)

  1. A fig tree (tree of the genus Ficus)

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