moillier

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *molliāre (to soften by soaking), from Latin molliō, from mollis (soft).

Verb[edit]

moillier

  1. to wet (make wet)
    • 12th Century, Unknown, Raoul de Cambrai:
      Des larmes moille son hermin peliçon

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 *-oill, *-oills, *-oillt are modified to oil, ouz, out. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants[edit]