finir

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fīnīre (influenced in conjugation by Vulgar Latin *fīniscō), present active infinitive of fīniō, from fīnis(boundary, limit).

Verb[edit]

finir ‎(first-person singular present fineixo, past participle finit)

  1. to end, to finish, to conclude

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Franco-Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fīniō and Vulgar Latin *fīniscō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

finir

  1. to finish, end, complete

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French finir, fenir, finer, from Latin fīniō (influenced in conjugation by Vulgar Latin *fīniscō), from fīnis(boundary, limit).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

finir

  1. to finish, end, complete.

Conjugation[edit]

This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like nourrir, 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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Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French.

Verb[edit]

finir

  1. to finish

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Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French finir < Latin fīnīre, present active infinitive of fīnīo.

Verb[edit]

finir

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to finish; to end

Conjugation[edit]

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (finir, supplement)

Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French finer, finir, from Latin fīniō (influenced in conjugation by Vulgar Latin *fīniscō), from fīnis(boundary, limit).

Verb[edit]

finir

  1. (Guernsey) to finish

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

finir

  1. Alternative form of finer

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fīniō (compare Old Spanish fenir).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

finir ‎(first-person singular present fino, first-person singular preterite finí, past participle finido)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) to end
  2. (intransitive, Colombia) to end

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Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fīnīre (influenced in conjugation by Vulgar Latin *fīniscō), present active infinitive of fīniō, from fīnis(boundary, limit). Compare Italian finire.

Verb[edit]

finir

  1. (transitive) to finish, end, complete

Conjugation[edit]

  • Venetian conjugation varies from one region to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.