esmouvoir

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French, from Latin ēmoveō

Verb[edit]

esmouvoir

  1. to move (cause emotion)
    • circa 1590, Henri IV, Lettres Missives
      Mais ceux qui parleront d'essayer à esmouvoir le Pape à penser et pourveoir à l'accroissement de la puissance espagnole en Italie cognoissent tres mal son humeur.
      But those who are talking of trying to move to Pope into thinking and into foreseeing the increase of the Spanish power in Italy do not know his disposition at all.

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

esmouvoir

  1. Alternative form of esmovoir

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.