voloir

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *volēre from Latin velle, present active infinitive of volō.

Verb[edit]

voloir

  1. to want

Conjugation[edit]

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

  • The past participle has the forms: feminine singular volüe; masculine plural volus; feminine plural volües.

Noun[edit]

voloir m (oblique plural voloirs, nominative singular voloirs, nominative plural voloir)

  1. desire; wish

Descendants[edit]