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FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • murir (since the 1990 spelling reform)

EtymologyEdit

From Old French meürer with change of conjugation, from Latin maturo. Synchronically analysable as mûr (mature) +‎ -ir.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mûrir

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

ConjugationEdit

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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