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EtymologyEdit

From Old French oser, from Vulgar Latin *ausō, *ausāre, from Latin ausus, perfect active participle of audeō, from Proto-Italic *awidēō (to be greedy, want very much). Compare Occitan ausar, Catalan gosar, Italian osare, Spanish osar, Portuguese ousar.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /o.ze/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

oser

  1. to dare
    Je n'ose pas lui dire la vérité.
    I don't dare tell him the truth.
  2. (Switzerland) to be allowed to

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *ausō, *ausāre, from Latin ausus, perfect active participle of audeō.

VerbEdit

oser

  1. to dare

ConjugationEdit

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

DescendantsEdit

  • French: oser