moquer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French mocquer, from Old French moquer, from Middle Dutch mocken (to mumble) or Middle Low German mucken (to grumble, speak with half-opened mouth), both from Old Saxon *mokkian, *mukkian (to low, mumble), from Proto-Germanic *mukkijaną, *mūhaną (to low, bellow, shout), from Proto-Indo-European *mūg-, *mūk- (to low, mumble). Cognate with Old High German firmucken (to be stupid), Old High German muckazzen (to speak quietly, say a word) (Modern German mucksen). More at mock.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

moquer

  1. (transitive, literary) to mock
  2. (pronominal, used with de) to make fun of
  3. (reflexive, used with en) to be indifferent; to not care

Conjugation[edit]

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

moquer

  1. (reflexive, se moquer) to mock; to make fun of

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb conjugates similarly to other verbs ending -er. However, in the present tense an extra supporting e is needed in the first-person singular indicative and throughout the singular subjunctive, and the third-person singular subjunctive ending -t is lost. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.