assaillir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French asaillir, from Latin assiliō, from ad (towards) + saliō (to jump).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.sa.jiʁ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

assaillir

  1. to assail; to assault; to attack

Conjugation[edit]

This verb is part of a small group of verbs in -ir that conjugate in the indicative imperfect and present, the subjunctive present, and the present participle, as if they ended in -er. They are sometimes written with an ‘e’ in the future and imperfect, like cueillir and other verbs in -llir.

Further reading[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

assaillir

  1. to assail; to assault; to attack

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

assaillir

  1. alternative infinitive of assalir.

Conjugation[edit]

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