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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin obtineō, obtinēre, with conjugation based on tenir.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

obtenir (first-person singular present obtinc, past participle obtingut)

  1. to obtain, to get

ConjugationEdit

As tenir, but lacking the imperative .

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French, from Old French obtenir, borrowed from Latin obtineō, obtinēre, with conjugation based on tenir.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɔp.tə.niʁ/
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VerbEdit

obtenir

  1. to get, to obtain

ConjugationEdit

This is a verb in a group of -ir verbs. All verbs ending in -tenir, such as contenir and détenir, are conjugated this way.

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French obtenir.

VerbEdit

obtenir

  1. to obtain

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

First known attestation 1283[1], borrowed from Latin obtineō, obtinēre, with conjugation modeled on tenir.

VerbEdit

obtenir

  1. to obtain

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ obtenir” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).