eslire

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin ēligere, present active infinitive of ēligō

Verb[edit]

eslire

  1. to select; to choose
    • 1488, Jean Dupré, Lancelot du Lac, page 59:
      Beaux seigneurs vous scavez bien que la coustume de ceans est telle que nous devons eslire cellui a nostre escient qui le mieulx a fait au tournoiement.
      Good sirs, you know very well that our custom is that we have to choose who, to the best of our knowledge, has performed the best in the tournament.

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēligere, present active infinitive of ēligō.

Verb[edit]

eslire

  1. to select; to choose

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb ends in a palatal stem, so there is an extra i before the e of some endings. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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