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EtymologyEdit

From Old French baillier, from Latin bāiulāre, present active infinitive of bāiulō (I carry a burden), from bāiulus (one who bears burdens, porter, carrier).

VerbEdit

baillier

  1. (Guernsey) to give

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bājulāre, bāiulāre, present active infinitive of bāiulō.

VerbEdit

baillier

  1. to deliver, hand over, give
  2. to lend, lease
  3. to govern, administer
  4. to bear, wield, handle (weapons etc.)
  5. to use, treat
  6. to accept, take; to capture

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -ier, with a palatal stem. These verbs are conjugated mostly like verbs in -er, but there is an extra i before the e of some endings. The forms that would normally end in *-aill, *-aills, *-aillt are modified to ail, auz, aut. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle French: bailler

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