Dire is a French irregular verb meaning to say. Dire appears on the 100 Most Used French Verbs Poster as the 19th most used irregular verb.
Dire Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Dire Passé Composé
The passé composé of Dire is formed by combining the auxiliary verb avoir with the past participle dit.
Dire Participe Présent
The participe présent of Dire is disant.
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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