pondre

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Catalan[edit]

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From Old Occitan, from Latin pōnere, present active infinitive of pōnō, from Proto-Italic *posnō.

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pondre (first-person singular present ponc, past participle post)

  1. to lay (an egg)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French pondre, inherited from Latin pōnere, present active infinitive of pōnō, from Proto-Italic *posnō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɔ̃dʁ/
  • (file)

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pondre

  1. to lay (eggs)
    • 1997, Le Courrier de la nature, number 161-174, page 149:
      A noter que la caouanne, Caretta caretta, semble effectivement ne plus pondre en Corse, l'espèce n'a pas complètement disparu des côtes de France où, chaque année, quelques individus sont capturés involuntairement par des engins de pêche.
      It should be noted that the loggerhead turtle, Caretta caretta, no longer seems to lay eggs in Corsica, but the species has not completely disappeared from French coastlines where, each year, several individuals are caught unintentionally in fishing apparatus.
  2. (slang, France) to give birth

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French pondre, from Latin pōnō, pōnere (place, put, lay).

Verb[edit]

pondre

  1. (Jersey) to lay (eggs)

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pōnere, present active infinitive of pōnō.

Verb[edit]

pondre

  1. to lay (eggs)

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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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Descendants[edit]

  • French: pondre
  • Norman: pondre
  • Walloon: ponre

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