Pouvoir Conjugation - Conjugate Pouvoir in French

Pouvoir Conjugation

Pouvoir is a French irregular verb meaning can, to be able to. Pouvoir appears on the 100 Most Used French Verbs Poster as the 3rd most used irregular verb.

Pouvoir Conjugation: Present Tense

je peux
tu peux
il/elle peut
nous pouvons
vous pouvez
ils/elles peuvent

*Irregular forms in bold.

Pouvoir Passé Composé

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

Pouvoir Participe Présent

The participe présent of Pouvoir is pouvant.

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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