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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]


See dessevrer.



  1. (transitive) to separate; to split (to cause to come apart)
  2. (intransitive) to separate; to split (to come apart)


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. This verb has a stressed present stem desoivr distinct from the unstressed stem desevr. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.