EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

vex +‎ -er

NounEdit

vexer (plural vexers)

  1. One who vexes; one who annoys

TranslationsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French, borrowed from Latin vēxāre, present active infinitive of vēxō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

vexer

  1. to irritate; to annoy
  2. to offend, to hurt

ConjugationEdit

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

vexer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of vexō

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin vēxāre, present active infinitive of vēxō.

VerbEdit

vexer

  1. to harm; to hurt, especially by torture

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.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: vex (borrowed into Middle English)
  • French: vexer