plaisir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French plaisir, from Old French plaisir, from Latin placēre, present active infinitive of placeō. Compare Occitan plaser (pleasure), Catalan plaer (pleasure), Italian piacere (pleasure), Spanish placer (pleasure), Portuguese prazer (pleasure), Romanian plăcere (pleasure).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /plɛ.ziʁ/, /ple.ziʁ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

plaisir m (plural plaisirs)

  1. pleasure

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French plaisir.

Noun[edit]

plaisir m (plural plaisirs)

  1. pleasure

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin placēre, infinitive of placeō.

Noun[edit]

plaisir m (oblique plural plaisirs, nominative singular plaisirs, nominative plural plaisir)

  1. pleasure

Verb[edit]

plaisir

  1. to please

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb ends in a palatal stem, so there is an extra i before the e of some endings. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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