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trembler

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

tremble +‎ -er

NounEdit

trembler (plural tremblers)

  1. One who, or that which, trembles.
  2. Any of various New World passerine birds of the family Mimidae.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French trambler and its variants, from Vulgar Latin tremulāre, present active infinitive of tremulō, a derivate of Classical Latin tremere, present active infinitive of tremō. Doublet with trémuler

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

trembler

  1. to shake
  2. to tremble

ConjugationEdit

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Middle FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

trembler

  1. to tremble; to quiver; to shake

ConjugationEdit


Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

trembler

  1. to tremble
    • circa 1250, Marie de France, Equitan
      m'est une anguisse el quer ferue, ki tut le cors me fet trembler
      Such a pain has pierced my heart, that makes my whole body quiver

ConjugationEdit

  • This verb conjugates similarly to other verbs ending -er. However, in the present tense an extra supporting e is needed in the first-person singular indicative and throughout the singular subjunctive, and the third-person singular subjunctive ending -t is lost. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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