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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English dauncer, dawncere, dancere, equivalent to dance +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dancer (plural dancers)

  1. A person who dances, usually as a job or profession.
  2. (euphemistic) A stripper.

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TranslationsEdit

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French dancier (to dance).

VerbEdit

dancer

  1. to dance

ConjugationEdit

  • As parler except c becomes ç before a and o. May remain c in older manuscripts.
  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

dancer

  1. Alternative form of dancier

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-c, *-cs, *-ct are modified to z, z, zt. In addition, c becomes ç before an a, o or u to keep the /ts/ sound intact. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.