poursuivre

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French porsivre, poursivre, porsuir, poursuire, porsivir, from Vulgar Latin *prosequere (attested in Vulgar or early Medieval Latin as prosevere and prosequire), from Latin prosequor, prosequi. Most of the other Romance cognates (as well as the Old French parsivre, parsuivre) derived from the related persequor (which influenced the Old French in meaning); compare Occitan persegre, Spanish perseguir, Italian perseguire.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /puʁ.sɥivʁ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

poursuivre

  1. to pursue, to chase
  2. to pursue, to persecute, to torment
  3. to carry on, to continue what has been started
  4. to sue
  5. (reflexive) to continue
  6. (reflexive) to chase after each other

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French porsivre, poursivre, porsuir, poursuire, porsivir, from Vulgar Latin *prosequere, from Latin prosequor, prosequi, though influenced by persequor.

Verb[edit]

poursuivre

  1. (Jersey, transitive, law) to prosecute