immoler

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin immolō, immolāre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /i.mɔ.le/ or /im.mɔ.le/

Verb[edit]

immoler

  1. to sacrifice (that is, to kill) as an offering to a higher being
    Le prêtre immole un animal aux dieux.
    The priest sacrifices an animal to the gods.
  2. (reflexive, s'immoler) offer one’s life in sacrifice
    S’immoler par le feu.
    To sacrifice oneself in the fire.
  3. (figuratively) to massacre; to kill

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

immoler

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of immolō