forger

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

forge + -er

Noun[edit]

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forger (plural forgers)

  1. Person who falsifies documents with intent to defraud, eg, to create a false will.
  2. Person who forges metals.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French forger, forgier, from Latin fabricāre, present active infinitive of fabricō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

forger

  1. to forge
  2. (figuratively) to forge, to conceive

Conjugation[edit]

  • This is a regular -er verb, but the stem is written forge- 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.

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fabrico.

Verb[edit]

forger

  1. Alternative form of forgier.

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is part of an group of -er verbs, for which ‘g’ is softened to a ‘j’ before the vowels ‘a’ and ‘o’ to keep the /dʒ/ sound in tact. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.