covenir

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin convenio.

Verb[edit]

covenir

  1. to suit; to be appropriate
    • circa 1250, Marie de France, Guigemar
      Sovent baisent et acolent
      Bien lur covienge!
      The often kissed and held each other
      How well it suited them!

Conjugation[edit]

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

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