obtenir

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin obtineō, obtinēre, with conjugation based on tenir.

Verb[edit]

obtenir ‎(first-person singular present obtinc, past participle obtingut)

  1. to obtain, to get

Conjugation[edit]

As tenir, but lacking the imperative .

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French obtenir, borrowed from Latin obtineō, obtinēre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

obtenir

  1. to get, to obtain

Conjugation[edit]

  • This is a verb in a group of -ir verbs. All verbs ending in -tenir, such as contenir and détenir, are conjugated this way.

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French obtenir.

Verb[edit]

obtenir

  1. to obtain

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First known attestation 1283[1], borrowing from Latin obtineō, obtinēre.

Verb[edit]

obtenir

  1. to obtain

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ obtenir” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).