desploiier

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

des- +‎ ploiier, or possibly from Late Latin displicō, displicāre, or from Latin dēplicō, dēplicāre (I unfold).

VerbEdit

desploiier

  1. to unfold

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. This verb has a stressed present stem despli distinct from the unstressed stem desploi, as well as other irregularities. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle French: desploier
  • Anglo-Norman: despleier