FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From re- + Old French tentir, from *tinnitire, from a participle form of Latin tinnire.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʁə.tɑ̃.tiʁ/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

retentir

  1. (intransitive) to ring, to ring out
  2. (intransitive, figuratively) to have a strong effect

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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