saillir

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Latin saliō.

Verb[edit]

saillir

  1. (archaic, chiefly of a liquid) to spurt
  2. (archaic) to sire (to procreate)
Conjugation[edit]

This verb is part of a small group of verbs in -ir that conjugate in the indicative imperfect and present, the subjunctive present, and the present participle, as if they ended in -er. They are sometimes written with an ‘e’ in the future and imperfect, like cueillir and other verbs in -llir. This verb is conjugated only in the third person.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

saillir

  1. to stick out, bulge out, jut out
Conjugation[edit]

This verb is part of a small group of verbs in -ir that conjugate in the indicative imperfect and present, the subjunctive present, and the present participle, as if they ended in -er. They are sometimes written with an ‘e’ in the future and imperfect, like cueillir and other verbs in -llir.

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin saliō.

Verb[edit]

saillir

  1. to jump
  2. (figuratively) to fly through the air, to get knocked into the air
    • 1488, Jean Dupré, Lancelot du Lac, page 15:
      faisant saillir le sang des chairs
      making the blood fly through the air out of their flesh

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

saillir

  1. Alternative infinitive of salir.

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. 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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