fléchir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flectere.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fléchir

  1. (transitive) to bend, to fold
  2. (intransitive) to bend, to bend over
  3. (figuratively, transitive) to provoke pity

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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