French Edit

Etymology Edit

From a- +‎ serf +‎ -ir. This verb is not directly related to servir, or the Latin verb asservīre.

Pronunciation Edit

  • (file)

Verb Edit


  1. to enslave

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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