desver

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Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

desver

  1. to go insane, to go mad

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]

The Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch links desver to Vulgar Latin *reexvagus[1]. Hence, cognate with resver.

Verb[edit]

desver

  1. to go insane, to go mad

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (fr)(de) *reexvagus in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (Walther von Wartburg, 2002)