In French, adjectives ending in -f have a specific feminine form.
The feminine form of adjectives ending in -f in French
Look at these adjectives:
In French, adjectives ending in -f become -ve in the feminine form.
Bref takes an accent (brève) as well as the -ve ending in the feminine:
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Examples and resources
Ce livre est assez bref. Cette lettre est brève aussi.This book is quite brief. This letter is brief too.