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EtymologyEdit

From Old French plovoir, pluveir, plover, from a Vulgar Latin *plovēre (or *plŏvĕre, later shifting conjugation types), from Classical Latin pluit, pluere.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /plø.vwaʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -waʁ

VerbEdit

pleuvoir (impersonal)

  1. to rain
    Il pleuvrait ce soir.
    It might rain tonight.

ConjugationEdit

This is a defective verb, only conjugated in the third-person. The third-person plural forms are only used figuratively.

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