seoir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French seoir, from Old French seoir, from earlier sedeir, from Latin sedēre, present active infinitive of sedeō, from Proto-Italic *sedēō, from Proto-Indo-European *sed-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

seoir ‎(defective)

  1. to be suitable for; to be proper for
  2. (law) to be situated
  3. (archaic) sit down (see also s'asseoir)

Conjugation[edit]

This is a defective verb, only conjugated in the third person.

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French seoir, from earlier sedeir, from Latin sedēre, present active infinitive of sedeō.

Verb[edit]

seoir

  1. to be; to be situated
    • circa 1369, Jean Froissart, Chroniques:
      Vous devés savoir que assés près de la ou ils estoient, siet la ville de Iuberot
      You should know that quite close to there where they were, is the city of Juberot
  2. (reflexive, se seoir) to sit down (be sitting)

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an earlier sedeir, from Latin sedēre, present active infinitive of sedeō.

Verb[edit]

seoir

  1. (transitive) to sit (make someone sit)
  2. (reflexive, se sedeir) to sit down

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has a stressed present stem sié distinct from the unstressed stem se, as well as other irregularities. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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