briser

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

briser c

  1. plural indefinite of brise

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French briser, from Old French brisier (to break to pieces by a shock or violent blow, bust), from Frankish *bristjan, *bristan (to break to pieces, split, shatter), from Proto-Germanic *brestaną (to break, burst, rupture), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrest- (to separate, burst). Cognate with Old High German bristan (to break asunder, rupture), Old English berstan (to break, shatter, burst), Old Norse bresta (to break, burst). More at burst.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

briser

  1. (transitive) To break, to snap
  2. (reflexive, se briser) To become broken, to snap

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

briser

  1. Alternative form of brisier

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ss, *-st are modified to s, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

briser

  1. indefinite plural of bris