broyer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French broier, breer (to break), of Germanic origin, from Frankish *brecan (to break), from Proto-Germanic *brekaną (to break), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrag-, *bʰreg- (to break). Cognate with Old Dutch brecan (to break), Old High German brehhan (to break), Old English brecan (to break). More at break.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

broyer

  1. to crush, grind

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is part of a large group of -er verbs that conjugate like noyer or ennuyer. These verbs always replace the ‘y’ with an ‘i’ before a silent ‘e’.

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