florir

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan florir, from Vulgar Latin *florīre (with conjugation influenced by Latin flōrēscere, present active infinitive of flōrēscō), from flōreō.

Verb[edit]

florir (first-person singular present floreixo, past participle florit)

  1. to bloom, to blossom, to flower
  2. to become mouldy/moldy

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alternative form of fleurir.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

florir

  1. to flourish, to be prosperous

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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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan florir, from Vulgar Latin *florīre (with conjugation influenced by Latin flōrēscere, present active infinitive of flōrēscō), from flōreō.

Verb[edit]

florir

  1. to flower

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This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *florīre (with conjugation influenced by Latin flōrēscere, present active infinitive of flōrēscō), from flōreō.

Verb[edit]

florir

  1. (of a plant) to blossom; to bloom
  2. (figuratively) to flourish; to bloom
    • circa 1176, Chrétien de Troyes, 'Cligès':
      « Dex !, qui est cist an cui si granz biautez florist? [»]
      "God! Who is this in whom such beauty blossoms?"

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a second-group verb (ending in -ir, with an -iss- infix). Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: flourish
  • French: fleurir
  • Norman: flieuthi

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *florīre from Latin flōreō.

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Verb[edit]

florir (past participle florido)

  1. to flower; to blossom (to put forth blooms)
    Synonyms: florescer, desabrochar, abrir, florejar
  2. to adorn with flowers
    Synonyms: florescer, enflorar, florear, floretear, florejar

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The singular and third person plural forms in the Present Indicative are replaced by florescer, as are the entire present subjunctive and present commands, barring the second person plural affirmative in the lattermost.

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