adjuger

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French ajugier, inherited from Latin adiūdicō, adiūdicāre. The d was reintroduced.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.dʒy.ʒe/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

adjuger

  1. to auction
  2. to adjudicate
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun, s'adjuger) to take (all for oneself), to grant (oneself) the prerogative to

ConjugationEdit

This is a regular -er verb, but the stem is written adjuge- before endings that begin with -a- or -o- (to indicate that the -g- is a “soft” /ʒ/ and not a “hard” /ɡ/). This spelling-change occurs in all verbs in -ger, such as neiger and manger.

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

adjuger

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of adjugō