coudre

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cōnsuere, present active infinitive of cōnsuō.

Verb[edit]

coudre

  1. to sew

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is conjugated like rendre, except that its stem is coud- in only part of the conjugation. Before endings that begin with vowels, the stem cous- (with a /-z-/ sound) is used instead; for example, nous cousons, not *nous coudons.

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

coudre

  1. Alternative form of cosdre

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has a distinct stressed present stem, as well as other irregularities. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

References[edit]

  • “Appendix E: Irregular Verbs” in E. Einhorn (1974), Old French: A Concise Handbook, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-09838-6, page 151