fondre

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal, from Latin fundere, present active infinitive of fundō, from Proto-Italic *hundō, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰewd-.

Verb[edit]

fondre (first-person singular present fonc, past participle fos)

  1. (transitive) to melt, to cause to melt
  2. (reflexive) to melt, to be melted
  3. (transitive) to cast (with a mold)

Conjugation[edit]

as prendre except for the past participle (fos)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French fondre, from Latin fundere, present active infinitive of fundō (I melt), from Proto-Italic *hundō, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰewd-.

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Verb[edit]

fondre

  1. (transitive) to melt, melt down, smelt
  2. (intransitive) to melt
  3. (intransitive) to melt away, waste away
  4. (intransitive) to dwindle; to diminish
  5. (reflexive, se fondre dans) to blend in, blend into

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fundere, present active infinitive of fundō (to melt).

Verb[edit]

fondre

  1. to melt

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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