lyer

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French lier

Verb[edit]

lyer

  1. (transitive) to tie up (a person)
    • 1532, François Rabelais, Pantagruel:
      mais, par autant qu'il avoit les bras lyez dedans, il ne povoit rien prendre à manger
      but at the same time, he had his hands tied up; he couldn't pick up anything to eat it

Conjugation[edit]

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

Descendants[edit]


Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French lire (compare French lire), from Latin legō, legere ‎(read, recite).

Verb[edit]

lyer

  1. (Sark) to read