nantir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French nantir(to seize (the guarantors)), from nant(pledge, security), probably from Old Norse nám(taking, seizure), from Proto-Germanic *nēmą(taking), from Proto-Indo-European *neme-(to give or take one's due). Cognate with Old High German nām(robbery), Old English niman(to take, seize). More at nim.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nantir

  1. to provide (someone) (de with)

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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