pleindre

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Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

pleindre

  1. to cry out (in pain, etc.)

Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin plangere, present active infinitive of plangō.

Verb[edit]

pleindre

  1. Alternative form of plaindre.
    • circa 1170, Wace, Le Roman de Rou:
      Mult pleigneient e mult ploroent
      They cried a lot and they wailed a lot

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb ends in a palatal stem, so there is an extra i before the e of some endings. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.