eschiver

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frankish *sciuhan (to dread, shun, avoid), from Proto-Germanic *skiuhwaną, *skiwaną (to frighten). Cognate with Old High German sciuhen (to frighten, make fearful), Dutch schuwen (to caution). More at shy.

Verb[edit]

eschiver

  1. to escape; to flee
  2. to avoid
  3. to refuse to deny

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb conjugates like other verbs ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-v, *-vs, *-vt are modified to f, s, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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