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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French errer, from Latin errāre, present active infinitive of errō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /e.ʁe/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

errer

  1. (intransitive) to wander, to wander about

ConjugationEdit

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LatinEdit

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin errāre, present active infinitive of errō.

VerbEdit

errer

  1. to walk (to); to wander (to)
    • circa 1170, Wace, Le Roman de Rou:
      Par li païs les lait errer
      [He] let them walk through the countryside
  2. (figuratively) to travel; to voyage
    • circa 1170, Wace, Le Roman de Rou:
      Al Reis Ros fist assaveir
      K'errer voleit e la croix prendre
      He let William Rufus know
      That he wanted to travel [to Jerusalem] and take the cross

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-rr, *-rrs, *-rrt are modified to r, rs, rt. This verb has a stressed present stem oirr distinct from the unstressed stem err. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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