rougir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French rogir, from roge +‎ -ir. Equivalent to Modern French rouge +‎ -ir.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁu.ʒiʁ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

rougir

  1. (intransitive) to redden
  2. (intransitive) to blush
    Synonym: piquer un fard

Conjugation[edit]

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-.

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