heurter

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French heurter, from Old French hurter(to ram into, strike, collide with), from Frankish hūrt(a battering ram), from Proto-Germanic *hrūtaną, *hreutaną(to fall, beat), from Proto-Indo-European *krew-(to fall, beat, smash, strike, break). Cognate with Dutch horten(to push against, strike), Middle Low German hurten(to run at, collide with), Old Norse hrútr(battering ram).

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Verb[edit]

heurter

  1. to strike, hit
  2. to clash, conflict with
  3. (reflexive) to crash, collide (together)
  4. (reflexive, of opinions) to clash

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Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

heurter

  1. (reflexive, se heurter) to collide (with something)
    • 1488, Jean Dupré, Lancelot du Lac, page 39:
      si se heurta si durement a une pierre qu'il se fist une grande playe en la teste
      then he collided with such a force into a stone that he gave himself a large wound on his head

Conjugation[edit]

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

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French hurter(to ram into, strike, collide with), from Frankish *hūrt(a battering ram), from Proto-Germanic *hrūtaną(to fall, beat), from Proto-Indo-European *krow-(to fall, beat, break).

Verb[edit]

heurter

  1. (Jersey) to bump