estre

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French estre state, plan.

Noun[edit]

estre ‎(plural estres)

  1. (archaic or obsolete) The indoor layout or plan of a castle.
    • 1954, C. S. Lewis, The Horse and His Boy, Chapter 15, page 239,
      "And tomorrow, Cor," he added, shalt come over all the castle with me and see the estres and mark all its strength and weakness: for it will be thine to guard when I'm gone."

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French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • eſtre

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

estre

  1. Archaic spelling of être.

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

est +‎ -re

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛʃtrɛ]
  • Hyphenation: est‧re

Noun[edit]

estre

  1. sublative singular of est

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French estre, from Vulgar Latin *essere, from Latin sūm (infinitive: esse) and Old French ester, from Latin stō, stāre.

Verb[edit]

estre

  1. to be

Conjugation[edit]

  • Like Modern French être, highly irregular.
  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

Noun[edit]

estre m (plural estres)

  1. being (creature, entity)

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *essere, from Latin sūm (infinitive: esse). Compare with ester.

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estre

  1. to be

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This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. 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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