songer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French songier, from Latin somniāre, present active infinitive of somniō.

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songer

  1. (intransitive, literary) To dream
  2. to ponder, to imagine, to consider
    • 1820, Victor Hugo, Lettres à la Fiancée:
      Quant à moi, je suis tout joyeux quand je songe que tu es à moi
      As for me, I am so happy when I imagine you are mine.
  3. (with à) To think about

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  • This is a regular -er verb, but the stem is written songe- before endings that begin with -a- or -o- (to indicate that the -g- is a “soft” /ʒ/ and not a “hard” /ɡ/). This spelling-change occurs in all verbs in -ger, such as neiger and manger.

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Middle French[edit]

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songer

  1. to dream

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Old French[edit]

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songer

  1. Alternative form of songier