Last modified on 21 July 2014, at 13:13


Old FrenchEdit



  1. Alternative form of aidier.


  • This is an irregular verb with a stressed stem containing an extra syllable: eiu-. Early versions had the strong stem eiuḍ-, e.g. present indicative tense eiuṭ, eiuḍes, eiuḍe, eidions, eidiez, eiuḍent. This -ḍ- is the reason the second person singular subjunctive ends in -z. It is cognate with Spanish ayudar and Italian aiutare. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.