soutenir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French soubtenir, from Old French sustenir, soustenir, from Vulgar Latin *sustenīre, from Latin sustinēre, present active infinitive of sustineō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sut.niʁ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

soutenir

  1. to support
  2. to keep up
  3. (used with que) to maintain (that)
  4. to argue

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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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French sustenir, from Latin sustineo.

Verb[edit]

soutenir

  1. to support

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