The French for suffer is the irregular IR verb souffrir.
To remember this, imagine a man says, "I have a pain in my REAR. I really SUFFER 'ERE!" Souffrir can also mean: to hurt; to upset. Related words include:
- se souffrir (vr) : to stand one another.
- faire souffrir : to make suffer; to upset.
- souffrir de : to be affected by, to suffer from.
- souffrant (adj) : suffering. / les souffrances (nfpl) : sufferings.
Verbs ending in -vrir and -frir conjugated in this way include: couvrir, découvrir, entrouvrir, souffrir, ouvrir and their compounds.
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to suffer : souffrir
Imagine a man says, "I have a pain in my REAR. I really SUFFER 'ERE!"
✔ souffrir is an irregular IR verb. ✔
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