NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French joster.

VerbEdit

joster

  1. to play

ConjugationEdit

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Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *iuxtāre, from Latin iuxtā (close to). Compare Old Occitan jostar.

VerbEdit

joster

  1. to joust (compete in a jousting tournament)
  2. to joust (in a battle)
  3. (figuratively) to battle; to compete
    • circa 1170, Wace, Le Roman de Rou:
      La u Normanz durent joster
      There where the Normans had to fight

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-sts, *-stt are modified to z, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: joust
  • French: jouter
  • Italian: giostrare