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Old French[edit]



  1. Alternative form of contenir
    • circa 1170, Wace, Le Roman de Rou:
      Se cuntindrent come hardi
      [They] behaved as courageous men


This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has a stressed present stem cuntien distinct from the unstressed stem cunten, as well as other irregularities. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.