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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin *pistrīre, *pistriō, a derivative of Latin pistor (baker).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pe.tʁiʁ/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

pétrir

  1. to knead
  2. to mould into shape

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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