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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

finer

  1. comparative form of fine: more fine

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

finer (plural finers)

  1. One who fines or purifies.

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (unofficial but common form) finér

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fineːr/, [fiˈneːˀɐ̯]

NounEdit

finer c (singular definite fineren, not used in plural form)

  1. veneer (thin covering of fine wood)

VerbEdit

finer or finér

  1. imperative of finere

Middle FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French finer.

VerbEdit

finer

  1. to finish

ConjugationEdit

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

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fīnīre (influenced in conjugation by Vulgar Latin *finiscere), present active infinitive of fīniō, from fīnis (boundary, limit).

VerbEdit

finer

  1. to finish; to complete
    • circa 1250, Rutebeuf, Ci commence le miracle de Théophile:
      S'en sui plus dolenz, Salatin,
      Quar en françois ne en latin
      Ne finai onques de proier
      I am very sad about it, Satan
      For neither in French nor in Latin
      Have I stopped praying for you
  2. (figuratively, transitive) to kill; to murder
  3. (figuratively, intransitive) to die

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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