Être Conjugation - Conjugate Être in French

Être Conjugation

Être is a French irregular verb meaning to be. Être appears on the 100 Most Used French Verbs Poster as the #1 most used irregular verb.

Être Conjugation: Present Tense

je suis
tu es
il/elle est
nous sommes
vous êtes
ils/elles sont

*Irregular forms in bold.

Être Passé Composé

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

Être Participe Présent

The participe présent of Être is étant.

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 Regular Verb Conjugation Chart

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