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French Present Tense – Part 2B: Irregular Verbs in -oir

French Present Tense Irregular Verbs

Verbs ending in -oir

Voir (to see) endings like the verb in -ir: -s, -s, -t, -ons, -ez, -ent

Je
Tu
Il, elle, on
Nous
Vous
Ils, elles
voi
voi
voi
voy
voy
voi 
s
s
t
ons
ez
ent

Similar verbs: entrevoir (to see briefly, to foresee) , revoir (to see again, to meet again), prévoir (to foresee)

Recevoir (to receive) -ir: -s, -s, -t, -ons, -ez, -ent

Je
Tu
Il, elle, on
Nous
Vous
Ils, elles
reçoi
reçoi
reçoi
recev
recev
reçoiv
s
s
t
ons
ez
ent

Similar verbs: apercevoir (to perceive), concevoir (to conceive), decevoir (to disappoint)

Savoir
Pouvoir
Devoir
Vouloir

Click on the verbs above to go to the complete conjugation

Some verbs have just one form: Pleuvoir (to rain), Falloir (to be necessary)
Il pleut, il faut.

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