fornir

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Etymology[edit]

From older formir < fromir, of Germanic origin; from Frankish *frumjan (to complete, execute), from Proto-Germanic *frumjaną (to further, promote), from Proto-Indo-European *promo- (front, forward). Compare French fournir.

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fornir (first-person singular present forneixo, past participle fornit)

  1. (transitive) to supply, provide, furnish with

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Interlingua[edit]

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fornir

  1. to furnish

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin, from Frankish *frumjan (to complete, execute), from Proto-Germanic *frumjaną (to further, promote), from Proto-Indo-European *promo- (front, forward). Compare Old High German frumjan (to perform, provide), from fruma (utility, gain).

Verb[edit]

fornir

  1. to provide (for)
    • circa 1180,, Chrétien de Troyes, Perceval ou le conte du Graal:
      au roi sa cope, et son messaige
      fornira il a loi de saige.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • circa 1200, author unknown, Aucassin et Nicolette
      Li quens Bougars de Valence, qui avoit sa guerre a furnir []
      The count Bougars of Valence, who had to provide for his war []

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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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