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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French emprunter, from Old French, from a Vulgar Latin root *imprumūtuāre, from regressive assimilation of *imprōmūtuāre, from Latin prōmūtuārī, present active infinitive of prōmūtuor, from prōmūtuum. Compare Italian improntare, Romanian împrumuta.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑ̃.pʁœ̃.te/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

emprunter

  1. to borrow
    Antonym: prêter
  2. to take, to follow
    emprunter un cheminfollow a path

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French, from a Vulgar Latin root *imprumūtuāre, from regressive assimilation of *imprōmūtuāre, from Latin prōmūtuārī, present active infinitive of prōmūtuor, from prōmūtuum.

VerbEdit

emprunter

  1. to borrow

ConjugationEdit

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

DescendantsEdit


NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French, from a Vulgar Latin root *imprumūtuāre, from regressive assimilation of *imprōmūtuāre, from Latin prōmūtuārī, present active infinitive of prōmūtuor, from prōmūtuum.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

emprunter

  1. (Jersey) to borrow

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit