cacier

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin captiāre, present active infinitive of captiō (I capture), from Latin captō. Compare Old French chacier.

VerbEdit

cacier

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to hide
    • circa 1155, Wace, Le Roman de Brut:
      Guendoliene fu iriee
      De ce qu'ensi en fu caciee
      Gwendoline was furious
      about what was hidden

ConjugationEdit

  • This verb conjugates the same as a verb ending in -ier, where the i is dropped most of the time. 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.

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 1 September 2013, at 21:49