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EtymologyEdit

From Old French changier, from Late Latin cambiō, cambiāre (I exchange, barter), from Gaulish cambion, *kambyom (change), from Proto-Celtic *kambos (twisted, crooked), from Proto-Indo-European *kamp- (crooked).

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changier

  1. (Guernsey) to change

Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin or Late Latin cambiāre, from change in conjugation of cambīre, present active infinitive of cambiō (I exchange, barter) (compare Occitan cambiar, Catalan canviar, Italian cambiare, Portuguese cambiar, Spanish cambiar), from Gaulish cambion, *kambyom (change), from Proto-Celtic *kambos (twisted, crooked), from Proto-Indo-European *kamp- (crooked).

VerbEdit

changier

  1. to change; to make a change

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. 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. In addition, g becomes j before an a or an o to keep the /dʒ/ sound intact. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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