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EtymologyEdit

From Latin convertō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

convertir (first-person singular present converteixo, past participle convertit)

  1. to convert
  2. (reflexive) to become

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French convertir, from Latin convertō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.vɛʁ.tiʁ/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

convertir

  1. to convert (change one thing into another)
  2. to convert (exchange one thing into another)
  3. to convert (to change someone's beliefs)
  4. to convert; to bring around (to change someone's mind or opinion)
  5. (reflexive) To become; to change into
  6. (reflexive) to convert (+ à = to)
    Elle s'est convertie à l'islam.
    She converted to Islam.

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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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin convertō.

VerbEdit

convertir

  1. to convert (change from one state to another)

DescendantsEdit

  • English: convert
  • French: convertir

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin convertō.

VerbEdit

convertir (first-person singular present convierto, first-person singular preterite convertí, past participle convertido)

  1. (transitive) to convert
  2. (transitive) to turn
  3. (transitive) to transform

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: e becomes a ie in stressed syllables and i in certain conjugations.

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