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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French, from Old French babillier(to stutter), from a root *bab- (compare also Middle French baboyer(to mumble)), probably of Germanic origin, from Old Dutch *babōn, *babelōn(to mumble, chatter, babble), from Proto-Germanic *babalōną(to chatter), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰa-bʰa-, *baba-(to talk vaguely, mumble). Cognate with Dutch babben(to babble), Middle Dutch babbelen(to babble), German pappeln(to stammer, babble), Icelandic babba and babla(to babble). More at babble.

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babiller

  1. to chat; to babble; to natter (to talk about insignificant things)

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Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

babiller

  1. Alternative form of babillier

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This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ill, *-ills, *-illt are modified to il, iz, it. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.