Naître is a French irregular verb meaning to be born. Naître appears on the 100 Most Used French Verbs Poster as the 27th most used irregular verb.
Naître Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Naître Passé Composé
The passé composé of Naître is formed by combining the auxiliary verb être with the past participle né.
Naître Participe Présent
The participe présent of Naître is naissant.
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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