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boot verb

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EtymologyEdit

So called because these verbs form a boot-like shape when highlighted in a conjugation table.

NounEdit

boot verb (plural boot verbs)

  1. Any of various verbs, generally in Romance languages, in which the first and second persons plural are affected differently by some phonological or morphological rule than the other four forms.
  2. A verb in Italian so affected in the second and third persons singular.

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