réussir

See also: reüssir

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from réussite (success), a borrowing from Italian riuscita (result, outcome; success).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʁe.y.siʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iʁ

VerbEdit

réussir

  1. (intransitive, followed by à and infinitive) to manage to do something
  2. (transitive) to pass (a test); to succeed at something
    J'ai réussi tous mes examens
    I passed all my exams

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-.

DescendantsEdit

  • German: reüssieren
  • Romanian: reuși

Further readingEdit