Connaître is a French irregular verb meaning to know. Connaître appears on the 100 Most Used French Verbs Poster as the 26th most used irregular verb.
Connaître Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Connaître Passé Composé
The passé composé of Connaître is formed by combining the auxiliary verb avoir with the past participle connu.
Connaître Participe Présent
The participe présent of Connaître is connaissant.
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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