haster

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Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

haster

  1. (transitive) to hurry
    • 1595, Michel de Montaigne, Essais, book II, chapter 2:
      Ils disent, que le Philosophe Stilpon aggravé de vieillesse, hasta sa fin à escient, par le breuvage de vin pur
      they said that the philosopher Stilpon, under the influence of old age, knowingly hurried along the end of his life by drinking pure wine

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish

Verb[edit]

haster

  1. (reflexive, se haster) to hurry up; to act rapidly

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Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb conjugates the same as a verb ending in -er. In addition, the forms that would normally end in *-sts, *-stt are reduced to just -z, -st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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