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Old French[edit]



  1. to plunge
    • circa 1170, Wace, Le Roman de Rou:
      Tant en feisse en mer plungier
      The made many of them plunge into the sea
    • circa 1200, Marie de France, Yonec
      [] il fu el flum d'enfern plungiez!
      He was plunged into the river of Hell!


  • This verb conjugates the same as a verb ending in -ier, where the i is dropped most of the time. In addition, g becomes j before an 'a' or an 'o' to keep the /dʒ/ sound in tact. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.