sourdre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin surgere, present active infinitive of surgō (I get up, arise). Doublet of surgir.

Verb[edit]

sourdre

  1. (formal, impersonal) to well up

Conjugation[edit]

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin surgere.

Verb[edit]

sourdre

  1. to spurt; to gush (as in a liquid)
    • late 12th century, anonymous, La Folie de Tristan d'Oxford, page 394 (of the Champion Classiques edition of Le Roman de Tristan, ISBN 2-7453-0520-4), line 703:
      Mult valt funteine ki ben surt
      A fountain that spurts is very valuable

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (sourdre)