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tricher

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French trichier, tricher, probably from Vulgar Latin *triccāre, from Late Latin tricāre, from Latin trīcārī (behave in an evasive manner, search for detours; trifle, delay), from tricae. Related to Italian treccare, Old Provençal trichar, Catalan trigar, Portuguese trigar. Alternatively possibly of ultimately Germanic origin; cf. also English trick.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tricher

  1. to cheat
    Je l'ai vu tricher pendant le devoir surveillé.

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Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

tricher

  1. Alternative infinitive of trichier

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. In the present tense an extra supporting e is needed in the first-person singular indicative and throughout the singular subjunctive, and the third-person singular subjunctive ending -t is lost. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.