FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French, from Vulgar Latin *brūgere (attested in the third-person singular indicative form brugit), from a crossing of Latin rugīre (cf. French rugir) and *bragere (whence French braire). Compare to English, burr

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bʁɥiʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iʁ

VerbEdit

bruire

  1. to make a noise
  2. to rustle
  3. to rattle
  4. to roar

ConjugationEdit

  • This verb is conjugated as if it ended in -ir.
  • Archaic forms based on the conjugation of fuir (e.g. bruyais) may also be encountered.

This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

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ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

bruire

  1. to gurgle