ronfler

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Pronunciation[edit]

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ronfler

  1. to snore
  2. to snort (of a horse etc)
  3. to roar

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Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

ronfler

  1. to snore
    • 1532, François Rabelais, Pantagruel:
      [I]lz en sentissent rien tant ilz ronfloient & dormoient parfondement.
      They didn't feel anything, for they were snoring and sleeping so deeply

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

ronfler

  1. to snore
    • 12th Century, Béroul, Tristan et Iseut:
      Semblant comme së il dormoit,
      Qar il ronfloit forment du nés.
      He was pretending to sleep,
      For he was snoring visibly from the nose.

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. In the present tense an extra supporting e is needed in the first-person singular indicative and throughout the singular subjunctive, and the third-person singular subjunctive ending -t is lost. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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