trembler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tremble +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

trembler (plural tremblers)

  1. One who, or that which, trembles.
  2. Any of various New World passerine birds of the family Mimidae.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French trambler and its variants, from Vulgar Latin tremulāre, present active infinitive of tremulō, a derivate of Classical Latin tremere, present active infinitive of tremō. Doublet with trémuler

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

trembler

  1. to shake
  2. to tremble

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Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

trembler

  1. to tremble; to quiver; to shake

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

trembler

  1. to tremble
    • circa 1250, Marie de France, Equitan
      m'est une anguisse el quer ferue, ki tut le cors me fet trembler
      Such a pain has pierced my heart, that makes my whole body quiver

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.

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