covrir

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cooperīre, present active infinitive of cooperiō.

Verb[edit]

covrir

  1. to cover
    • Si vos pri jo molt del covrir, que nuls nel sace avant de nos. (Tristan, Thomas of Britain, probably 13th century)
      May I ask that you cover it, for that no man know it but us.

Conjugation[edit]

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

Descendants[edit]

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 152