delivrer

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Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

delivrer

  1. to set free; to liberate
    • 1488, Jean Dupré, Lancelot du Lac, page 36:
      car moult sont fort ioyeux de ce que Dieu les a ainsi delivrez par Lancelot
      for they were very much joyous that God had allowed them to be saved by Lancelot

Conjugation[edit]

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin līberō + prefix de-

Verb[edit]

delivrer

  1. to set free; to liberate
  2. to give birth; to deliver
  3. to give (to); to deliver

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. In the present tense an extra supporting e is needed in the first-person singular indicative and throughout the singular subjunctive, and the third-person singular subjunctive ending -t is lost. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants[edit]