Last modified on 9 January 2012, at 20:19


Old FrenchEdit



  1. Alternative form of dancer.
    • circa 1180, Chrétien de Troyes, Perceval ou le conte du Graal:
      la reïne por lui atandre;
      ses puceles avoit fet prandre
      totes ansanble por dancier
      et por grant joie comancier.
      The queen, while waiting
      took her maidens
      together to dance
      to start the festivity


  • 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.