esguarder

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *exwardāre, equivalent to es- +‎ guarder.

Verb[edit]

esguarder

  1. to look at
  2. to study, to observe

Synonyms[edit]

Quotations[edit]

Christian of Troyes (circa 1170) Yvain ou le Chevalier au lion: “Et li leons, qui che esgarde,
De li aidier plus ne se tarde[.]”

And the lion who was watching
Did not wait any longer to help him.

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-d, *-ds, *-dt are modified to t, z, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants[edit]