Last modified on 21 July 2014, at 12:44


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit


From Latin cōgitare (to think). Compare Spanish cuidar



  1. to think; to consider; to reflect
  2. to pay attention
  3. to watch out; to be vigilant
  4. to presume; to claim
  5. to think; to believe

Derived termsEdit


  • 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. The forms that would normally end in *-d, *-ds, *-dt are modified to t, z, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.