soper

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Loanword from Old French

Noun[edit]

soper (plural sopers)

  1. supper

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

soper

  1. (derogatory, colloquial) a fag (homosexual man)
  2. (literally) one who sweeps floors; a sweeper

Inflection[edit]


Verb[edit]

soper

  1. Present tense of sope

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sope, supe (soup).

Noun[edit]

soper m (oblique plural sopers, nominative singular sopers, nominative plural soper)

  1. supper (evening meal)

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

soper

  1. to supper; take supper
    circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
    Quant a lor eise orent sopé.
    -When they has finished supper at their ease.

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ps, *-pt are modified to s, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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