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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French atanter, from Latin

VerbEdit

atempter

  1. To attempt; try
    • a. 1610, Henri IV, Lettres Missives:
      aprés ceste priere il vouldroit passer oultre et atempter aulcune chose au prejudice de nostre dicte cousine et cousin de Longueville, leur tendre la main de vostre bonne et favorable protection pour empescher toutes mauvaises entreprinses queluy et tout aultre vouldroient faire sur ce qui leur appartient
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ConjugationEdit

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

DescendantsEdit

  • French: attenter