avachi

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Past participle of avachir (to soften, make limp), from Middle French, from Old French avachir (to sag), from Frankish *waikjan (to soften), from Proto-Germanic *waikwijaną (to soften, make pliable, avoid), from Proto-Indo-European *weig-, *weik- (soft, pliable; to avoid). Cognate with Old High German weihjan (to soften), Old English wǣcan (to weaken, oppress, trouble), Old Norse veikja (to bow, make feeble, weaken). More at weak.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

avachi m (feminine avachie, masculine plural avachis, feminine plural avachies)

  1. past participle of avachir

AdjectiveEdit

avachi m (feminine avachie, masculine plural avachis, feminine plural avachies)

  1. flabby; saggy
Last modified on 28 August 2013, at 14:51