fleurir

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French florir, from Vulgar Latin *florīre, (with conjugation influenced by Latin flōrēscere, present active infinitive of flōrēscō), from flōreō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /flœ.ʁiʁ/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

fleurir

  1. to flower; to produce flowers
  2. to bloom
  3. to flourish

ConjugationEdit

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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