Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Latin tacēre, present active infinitive of taceō (for identical phonetic evolution[1], see Modern French plaisir, loisir, gésir, and Old French nuisir, luisir). It was eventually displaced by the analogical form taire (see also the similar analogical forms plaire, nuire, luire).

VerbEdit

taisir

  1. (transitive and intransitive) to shut up

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb ends in a palatal stem, so there is an extra i before the e of some endings. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle French: taire (through the form taire)

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