périr

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See also: perir

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French perir, from Old French perir, from Latin perīre, present active infinitive of pereō (with conjugation influenced by Vulgar Latin *perescō).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pe.ʁiʁ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

périr

  1. (formal) to perish

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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