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EtymologyEdit

From Latin polīre, present active infinitive of poliō.

VerbEdit

polir (first-person singular present poleixo, past participle polit)

  1. to shine; to make a surface very smooth or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding (often polish up)
  2. to refine; remove imperfections

ConjugationEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin polīre, present active infinitive of poliō (I polish).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɔ.liʁ/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

polir

  1. to shine; to make a surface very smooth or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding (often polish up)
  2. to refine; remove imperfections

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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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin polīre, present active infinitive of poliō (I polish).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

polir (past participle polido)

  1. to polish; to shine; to make a surface very smooth or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding (often polish up)
  2. to refine; remove imperfections

ConjugationEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin polīre, present active infinitive of poliō.

VerbEdit

polir (first-person singular present polo, first-person singular preterite polí, past participle polido)

  1. (obsolete) to polish

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