movoir

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin movēre, present active infinitive of moveō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

movoir

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to move
    • 1303, Bernard de Gordon, Fleur de lis de medecine (a.k.a. lilium medicine):
      Item tu dois scavoir que les humeurs grosses se meuvent plus de nuit pour la forte chaleur
      Also you must know that the thick humors move more at night because of the strong heat
  2. to cause, set in motion
  3. to move, introduce (an argument, etc.)

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has a stressed present stem muev distinct from the unstressed stem mov, as well as other irregularities. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

movoir m (oblique plural movoirs, nominative singular movoirs, nominative plural movoir)

  1. departure
  2. pastoral