See also: finîr

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan fenir and its variants (perhaps later influenced by fin), from Latin fīnīre (influenced in conjugation by Vulgar Latin *fīniscō, *fīnēscō), present active infinitive of fīniō, from fīnis (boundary, limit).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

finir (first-person singular present fineixo, past participle finit)

  1. to end, finish, conclude

ConjugationEdit


Franco-ProvençalEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fīniō, fīnīre and influenced in conjugation by Vulgar Latin *fīniscō, *fīnēscō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

finir

  1. to finish, end, complete

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French finir, finer, from Old French finir, finer, from alteration (based on fin) of the original fenir, from Latin fīniō, fīnīre (influenced in conjugation by Vulgar Latin *fīniscō, *fīnēscō), from fīnis (boundary, limit).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fi.niʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iʁ

VerbEdit

finir

  1. to finish, end, complete.

ConjugationEdit

This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like nourrir, 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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Further readingEdit


InterlinguaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French.

VerbEdit

finir

  1. to finish

ConjugationEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French finir, finer, from alteration of earlier fenir, from Latin fīnīre, present active infinitive of fīnīo.

VerbEdit

finir

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to finish; to end

ConjugationEdit

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

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • French: finir

ReferencesEdit

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (finir, supplement)

NormanEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French finer, finir, from alteration of earlier fenir, from Latin fīniō, fīnīre (influenced in conjugation by Vulgar Latin *fīniscō, *fīnēscō), from fīnis (boundary, limit).

VerbEdit

finir

  1. to finish
    Antonym: coumenchier

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Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

finir

  1. Alternative form of finer

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From an alteration of Old Spanish fenir (influenced by fin), from Latin fīniō, fīnīre. Cf. also the doublet fenecer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fiˈniɾ/, [fi.ˈniɾ]

VerbEdit

finir (first-person singular present fino, first-person singular preterite finí, past participle finido)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) to end
    Synonyms: acabar, finalizar, terminar
  2. (intransitive, Colombia) to end

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VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fīnīre (influenced in conjugation by Vulgar Latin *fīniscō, *fīnēscō), present active infinitive of fīniō, from fīnis (boundary, limit). Compare Italian finire.

VerbEdit

finir

  1. (transitive) to finish, end, complete

ConjugationEdit

  • Venetian conjugation varies from one region to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.