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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

venger (plural vengers)

  1. Obsolete form of avenger.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for venger in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French vengier, from Latin vindicāre, present active infinitive of vindicō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

venger

  1. to avenge, to take revenge (upon)

ConjugationEdit

This is a regular -er verb, but the stem is written venge- before endings that begin with -a- or -o- (to indicate that the -g- is a “soft” /ʒ/ and not a “hard” /ɡ/). This spelling-change occurs in all verbs in -ger, such as neiger and manger.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

venger m

  1. indefinite plural of veng

Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

venger

  1. Alternative form of vengier

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. In addition, g becomes j before an a or an o to keep the /dʒ/ sound intact. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.