encombrer

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French encombrer, first attested as ancumbrer; from combre, of Gaulish origin.

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encombrer

  1. (transitive) to block off, to clutter, to clutter up, to congest
  2. (transitive) to encumber, to burden
  3. (transitive) to jam (e.g. a switchboard)

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From combre, of Gaulish origin.

Verb[edit]

encombrer

  1. to bother; to irritate; to annoy

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.

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