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British English: /ˈdʌɪɪŋ/
American English: /ˈdaɪɪŋ/

Translation of dying in French:

present participle


  • 1 (people) the dying (+ v pl)
    les mourants mpl
    les agonisants mpl
    prayer for the dying
    prière pour les mourants


  • 1 (about to die)
    (person, animal, forest)
    the dying man's wish
    la dernière volonté du défunt
    the dying woman
    la mourante
    to his dying day
    jusqu'à sa dernière heure or son dernier jour
    with her dying breath
    dans son dernier souffle
  • 2 (disappearing)
    (art, practice, industry, tradition)
    en voie de disparition
    (town, community)
    she's one of a dying breed
    elle fait partie d'une espèce en voie de disparition
  • 4 (fading)
    (sun, light, fire, embers)


to look like a dying duck (in a thunderstorm)

[informal] [humorous]
avoir l'air piteux or pitoyable
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