frangere

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin frangere, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreg-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfran.d͡ʒe.re/
  • Rhymes: -andʒere
  • Hyphenation: fràn‧ge‧re

Verb[edit]

fràngere (first-person singular present fràngo, first-person singular past historic frànsi, past participle frànto, auxiliary avére or (in the archaic meaning "to break (of the sea)") èssere) [+ in (object)]

  1. (transitive, uncommon) to break (into pieces)
  2. (transitive) to press or crush (olives)
  3. (transitive, figuratively, literary) to transgress (a norm, a commandment, etc.)
  4. (transitive, figuratively) to weaken (someone's resistance, etc.)
  5. (intransitive, archaic) to break (of the sea) [auxiliary essere]

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

frangēre

  1. second-person singular future passive indicative of frangō

Verb[edit]

frangere

  1. inflection of frangō:
    1. present active infinitive
    2. second-person singular present passive imperative/indicative