Last modified on 16 February 2013, at 13:04


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit



  1. to advance; to move forward
    • 12th Century, Unknown, Raoul de Cambrai:
      Li uns vers l'autre commence a avancier
      They started to advance towards each other
  2. to advance; to continue


  • This verb conjugates like other verbs ending in -ier. These verbs are conjugated mostly like verbs in -er, but have an extra i before the e of some endings. In addition, c becomes ç before an 'a' or an 'o'. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.