tuer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *tutāre, from Latin tūtārī, present active infinitive of tūtor ‎(protect, guard, defend), later taking on the meaning of "extinguish, kill" in Vulgar Latin. Compare Occitan tuar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tuer

  1. (transitive) to kill
    Fumer tue
    Smoking kills

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Gallo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *tutāre, from Latin tūtārī, present active infinitive of tūtor ‎(protect, guard, defend).

Verb[edit]

tuer

  1. to turn off (the light)

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *tutāre, from Latin tūtārī, present active infinitive of tūtor ‎(protect, guard, defend).

Verb[edit]

tuer

  1. to kill

Conjugation[edit]

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *tutāre ‎(to extinguish, kill), from Latin tūtārī, present active infinitive of tūtor ‎(protect, guard, defend).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

tuer ‎(gerund tueûthie)

  1. (Jersey) to kill

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Derived terms[edit]

  • tueux ‎(killer)

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *tutāre, from Latin tūtārī, present active infinitive of tūtor ‎(protect, guard, defend).

Verb[edit]

tuer

  1. to kill

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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