Commencer Conjugation - Conjugate Commencer in French


Commencer is a French regular er verb meaning to begin. Commencer appears on the 100 Most Used French Verbs Poster as the 19th most used regular er verb.

Commencer Conjugation: Present Tense

je commence
tu commences
il/elle commence
nous commencons
vous commencez
ils/elles commencent

Commencer Passé Composé

The passé composé of Commencer is formed by combining the auxiliary verb avoir with the past participle commencé.

Commencer Participe Présent

The participe présent of Commencer is commencant.

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.

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