aveir

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Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French aveir, avoir, from Latin habēre, present active infinitive of habeō, possibly ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʰh₁bʰ- ‎(to grab, to take).

Verb[edit]

aveir

  1. (France, Guernsey) to have

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

aveir

  1. Alternative form of avoir
    • circa 1250, Marie de France, Yonec
      Femme prist pur enfanz aveir
      He took a wife in order to have children

Noun[edit]

aveir m ‎(oblique plural aveirs, nominative singular aveirs, nominative plural aveir)

  1. Alternative form of avoir
    • circa 1150, Thomas d'Angleterre, Le Roman de Tristan, page 218 (of the Champion Classiques edition, ISBN 2-7453-0520-4), line 2852:
      e quel aveir il en vult prendre
      and what possession he wanted in its place

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.