mangier

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mangier

  1. comparative form of mangy: more mangy

Anagrams[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

mangier

  1. Alternative form of manger

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French mangier.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Cotentin) IPA(key): /mãʊ̃.ʒi/
  • (Cotentin, partially) IPA(key): /mãʊ̃.ʒji/
  • (Cotentin, partially) IPA(key): /muʊ.ʒi/
  • (Pays de Caux, Pays de Bray, Rouen) IPA(key): /mã.ʒe/
  • (Pays de Bray partially ; Guernesey, Jersey) IPA(key): /mã.ʒje/

Verb[edit]

mangier

  1. (transitive) to eat
    Chût jour-là, je mangîmes de la chair oû souper.
    That day, we ate some meat for dinner.
  2. (intransitive) to eat
    Il mangeüe ben pus de goule que d’autre seit !
    It's strange that I don't eat anything.
    Mangier vîtement.
    To eat quickly.

Conjugation[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • mâquier (Pays de Caux, Pays de Bray, Rouen, partially in Cotentin)
  • mougier (Cotentin, partially in Pays d'Auge)

Noun[edit]

mangier m (plural mangiers)

  1. food, foodstuff.
    Du blanc-mangier.
    (Kind of porridge, literally "white-food")

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin manducāre, present active infinitive of manducō. The stressed stem menju- are rather formed by analogy with the infinitive stem mang-, instead of resulting *mandu-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mangier

  1. to eat (consume food)

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -ier, with a palatal stem. These verbs are conjugated mostly like verbs in -er, but there is an extra i before the e of some endings. This verb has a stressed present stem menju distinct from the unstressed stem mang. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Noun[edit]

mangier m (oblique plural mangiers, nominative singular mangiers, nominative plural mangier)

  1. food; nourishment

Descendants[edit]

  • French: manger