encliner

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Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

encliner

  1. (reflexive, s'encliner) to give in to; to submit to (an authority, etc.)
    • circa 1369, Jean Froissart, Chroniques:
      les seigneurs de Portingal [] s'enclinoient a luy et a cette election
      the lords of Portugal [] submitted to him and to this choice

Conjugation[edit]


Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin inclīnō (I incline, I tilt), from in- + clīnō.

Verb[edit]

encliner

  1. (transitive) to lean
  2. to lower
  3. (reflexive, s'encliner) to tend towards

Conjugation[edit]

  • Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants[edit]