Daily Verb Lesson: French for shine is luire

The French for shine is the irregular -RE verb luire.
To remember this, imagine King Louis IX - LOU 'ERE wears shining jewellery!
luire can also mean: to glow, to gleam, to glisten.

Related words include:
   - luisant/e (de) (adj) : shiny, shining, glistening (with), gleaming, glossy.
   - le ver luisant (nm) : glow-worm.
   - luire de sueur : to glisten with sweat.
Most verbs ending in -uire are conjugated in this way such as : construire, instruire, luire, produire, reconduire, conduire. Note: the spelling options in the Passé Simple as well as the Past Participle: lui.
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           to shine : luire
Imagine King Louis IX - LOU 'ERE
wears shining jewellery.
Simple Tenses luire    Present Participle: luisant

luis luis luit luisons luisez luisent
Past Imperfect
luisais luisais luisait luisions luisiez luisaient
Simple Past
Passé Simple

luis / luisis luis / luisis luit / luisit luîmes / luisîmes luîtes / luisîtes luirent / luisirent

will shine
luirai luiras luira luirons luirez luiront

would shine
luirais luirais luirait luirions luiriez luiraient
Present Subjunctive

may shine
luise luises luise luisions luisiez luisent
Compound Tenses luire     Past Participle: lui
Present Perfect
Passé Composé

have shone
ai lui as lui a lui avons lui avez lui ont lui
Past Perfect

had shone
avais lui avais lui avait lui avions lui aviez lui avaient lui
Future Perfect
Futur Antérieur

will have shone
aurai lui auras lui aura lui aurons lui aurez lui auront lui
Conditional Perfect
Conditionnel Passé

would have shone
aurais lui aurais lui aurait lui aurions lui auriez lui auraient lui

luis ! luisons ! luisez !
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