mengier

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin manducare, present active infinitive of manduco.

Verb[edit]

mengier

  1. to eat (consume food)

Conjugation[edit]

  • This is an irregular verb with a stressed stem containing an extra syllable: menju-. In addition, g becomes j before an 'a' or an 'o' to keep the /dʒ/ sound intact. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Noun[edit]

mengier m (oblique plural mengiers, nominative singular mengiers, nominative plural mengier)

  1. food; nourishment

Descendants[edit]