Ouvrir is a French irregular verb meaning to open. Ouvrir appears on the 100 Most Used French Verbs Poster as the 30th most used irregular verb.
Ouvrir Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Ouvrir Passé Composé
The passé composé of Ouvrir is formed by combining the auxiliary verb avoir with the past participle ouvert.
Ouvrir Participe Présent
The participe présent of Ouvrir is ouvrant.
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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