abatre

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin abbattuere, present active infinitive of abbattuō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Eastern) IPA(key): [əˈβatɾə]
  • (Western) IPA(key): [aˈβatɾe]

Verb[edit]

abatre ‎(first-person singular present abato, past participle abatut)

  1. to pull down; knock down, bring down, shoot down (cause to fall down)
  2. to bring down (cause to become unhappy)
  3. to bring down (e.g. an empire, regime)

Conjugation[edit]


Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin abbattuō.

Verb[edit]

abatre

  1. to knock down; to push down

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin abbattuō.

Verb[edit]

abatre

  1. to knock over; to knock down
  2. to destroy; to slaughter
    • circa 1170, Wace, Le Roman de Rou:
      Sis chastels fist abatre
      He destroyed six castles
    • circa 1200, Marie de France, Milun:
      Par ire se voldra cumbatre; s’il le puet del cheval abatre, dune sera il en fin honiz.
      By pure anger he wanted to fight; to slay him from his horse, in order to cover him in shame.

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants[edit]