Rire is a French irregular verb meaning to laugh. Rire appears on the 100 Most Used French Verbs Poster as the 22nd most used irregular verb.
Rire Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Rire Passé Composé
The passé composé of Rire is formed by combining the auxiliary verb avoir with the past participle ri.
Rire Participe Présent
The participe présent of Rire is riant.
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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