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EtymologyEdit

From Old French beneïr, inherited from Latin benedīcere, present active infinive of benedicō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /be.niʁ/
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VerbEdit

bénir

  1. to bless

ConjugationEdit

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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