baptisier

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin, Late Latin baptīzāre, present active infinitive of baptīzō, from Ancient Greek βαπτῑ́ζω (baptī́zō) "I immerse, baptize". Replaced the inherited Old French baptoier.

Verb[edit]

baptisier

  1. to baptize

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -ier, with a palatal stem. These verbs are conjugated mostly like verbs in -er, but there is an extra i before the e of some endings. The forms that would normally end in *-ss, *-st are modified to s, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: baptise, baptize
  • French: baptiser