maigrir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From maigre +‎ -ir.

Verb[edit]

maigrir

  1. to slim, to get slim, to lose weight

Conjugation[edit]

This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

maigre(thin) +‎ -ir (compare French maigrir).

Verb[edit]

maigrir

  1. (Guernsey) to lose weight