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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin, Late Latin flāgrāre, present active infinitive of flāgrō, by dissimilation from Latin frāgrō.

VerbEdit

flairier

  1. (intransitive) to smell (to give off an odor)
  2. (transitive) to smell (to detect an odor)

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -ier, with a palatal stem. These verbs are conjugated mostly like verbs in -er, but there is an extra i before the e of some endings. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

DescendantsEdit

  • French: flairer, fleurer