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EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old French sourdre, from Latin surgere, present active infinitive of surgō (I get up, arise). Doublet of surgir.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /suʁdʁ/
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VerbEdit

sourdre

  1. (formal, intransitive) to well up

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Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin surgere, present active infinitive of surgō.

VerbEdit

sourdre

  1. to spurt; to gush (as in a liquid)
    • late 12th century, anonymous, La Folie de Tristan d'Oxford, page 394 (of the Champion Classiques edition of Le Roman de Tristan, →ISBN, line 703:
      Mult valt funteine ki ben surt
      A fountain that spurts is very valuable

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