souffrir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French suffrir, from Vulgar Latin *sufferīre, from Latin sufferre, present active infinitive of sufferō, from sub + ferō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

souffrir

  1. (intransitive) To suffer
  2. (transitive) To endure

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is conjugated like ouvrir and offrir. It is conjugated like a regular -er verb in the present and imperfect indicative, present subjunctive, imperative, and present participle; it is conjugated like a regular -ir verb in the infinitive, future indicative, conditional, past historic, and imperfect subjunctive; and its past participle souffert is irregular.

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