estre

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French estre state, plan.

Noun[edit]

estre (plural estres)

  1. (archaic or obsolete) The indoor layout or plan of a castle.
    • 1954, C. S. Lewis, The Horse and His Boy, page 239
      "And tomorrow, Cor," he added, shalt come over all the castle with me and see the estres and mark all its strength and weakness: for it will be thine to guard when I'm gone."

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French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • eſtre

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Verb[edit]

estre

  1. Archaic spelling of être.

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin sūm (infinitive: esse) via Old French estre.

Verb[edit]

estre

  1. to be

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Noun[edit]

estre m (plural estres)

  1. being (creature, entity)

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin sūm (infinitive: esse). Compare with ester.

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estre

  1. to be

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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.

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