ardoir

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Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

ardoir

  1. (transitive) to burn (set on fire)

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ārdēre, present active infinitive of ārdeō.

Verb[edit]

ardoir

  1. (transitive) to burn (set on fire)
    • 12th Century, Béroul, Tristan et Iseut:
      Le feu commande a alumer
      Et son nevo a amener.
      Ardoir le veut premierement.
      He commanded that the fire be lit
      and brought his nephew.
      He wanted to burn him first.