Lire Conjugation - Conjugate Lire in French


Lire Conjugation

Lire is a French irregular verb meaning to read. Lire appears on the 100 Most Used French Verbs Poster as the 20th most used irregular verb.

Lire Conjugation: Present Tense

je lis
tu lis
il/elle lit
nous lisons
vous lisez
ils/elles lisent

*Irregular forms in bold.

Lire Passé Composé

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

Lire Participe Présent

The participe présent of Lire is lisant.

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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