descrivre

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin dēscrībō

Verb[edit]

descrivre

  1. to describe
    • circa 1176, Christian of Troyes (translated by Laurence Harf-Lancner), Cligès, ISBN 2-7453-1413-0, page 208:
      Por ce que g'en diroie mains
      ne bras ne cors ne chief ne mains
      ne vuel par parole descrivre.
      What I will say however
      Not arms nor body nor head nor hands
      Do I wish to describe with words.

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants[edit]