See also: murir

French Edit

Alternative forms Edit

  • murir (since the 1990 spelling reform)

Etymology Edit

From Old French meürer with change of conjugation, from Latin mātūrāre. Equivalent to mûr (mature) +‎ -ir.

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /my.ʁiʁ/
  • (file)

Verb Edit


  1. (intransitive, figurative) to mature, to become mature
  2. (intransitive) to ripen, to become ripe
  3. (transitive) to mature, to cause to be mature

Conjugation Edit

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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