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EtymologyEdit

a- +‎ genou +‎ -er, via its Old French root genoil (knee). Compare Catalan agenollar, Portuguese ajoelhar, Italian inginocchiare, Romanian îngenunchea.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aʒ.nu.je/
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VerbEdit

agenouiller

  1. (reflexive, s'agenouiller) to kneel (down)
    En rentrant dans l'église, on me pria de m'agenouiller.

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