Appeler is a French reflexive verb meaning to call, to be called. Appeler appears on the 100 Most Used French Verbs Poster as the #1 most used reflexive verb.
My name is in French
Appeler is most often used to say "my name is" in French. In this case it is used in the first person, reflexively. For example: "Je m'appele Jacques." Literally: "I call myself Jacques."
Appeler Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Appeler Passé Composé
The passé composé of Appeler is formed by combining the auxiliary verb s'être with the past participle appelé.
Appeler Participe Présent
The participe présent of Appeler is appelant .
Regular vs. Irregular Verbs
A verb is called a regular verb when its conjugation follows a typical pattern. A verb which does not follow these patterns exactly is called an irregular verb. In French, the 3 regular patterns are for verbs ending in er, re, and ir.
French Conjugation Chart
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