guignier

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

guignier m (plural guigniers)

  1. (chiefly before 1900) Obsolete form of guigner.

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frankish *wingjan, from Proto-Germanic *winkaną. More at English wink.

Verb[edit]

guignier

  1. (intransitive) to signal (make a sign to someone)

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -ier, with a palatal stem. These verbs are conjugated mostly like verbs in -er, but there is an extra i before the e of some endings. The forms that would normally end in *-ign, *-igns, *-ignt are modified to ing, inz, int. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.