Avoir is a French irregular verb meaning to have. Avoir appears on the 100 Most Used French Verbs Poster as the 2nd most used irregular verb.
Avoir Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Avoir Passé Composé
The passé composé of Avoir is formed by combining the auxiliary verb avoir with the past participle eu.
Avoir Participe Présent
The participe présent of Avoir is ayant.
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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