tarir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish *tharrjan (Germanic *þursuz).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tarir

  1. (transitive) to dry up
  2. (transitive) to exhaust, use up
  3. (intransitive) to talk non-stop (about something)
  4. (reflexive) to dwindle, to dry up, to peter out

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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