Comprendre is a French irregular verb meaning to understand. Comprendre appears on the 100 Most Used French Verbs Poster as the 10th most used irregular verb.
Comprendre Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Comprendre Passé Composé
The passé composé of Comprendre is formed by combining the auxiliary verb avoir with the past participle compris.
Comprendre Participe Présent
The participe présent of Comprendre is comprenant.
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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