-aindre -eindre -oindre Verbs Conjugation in the Present Tense [+6 Examples]

-aindre -eindre -oindre

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In this French grammar lesson, you will learn about –aindre -eindre -oindre verbs conjugation in the present tense.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how aindre -eindre -oindre verbs are conjugated in French
  • which aindre -eindre -oindre verbs there are in French
  • how -aindre -eindre -oindre verbs are pronounced in French
  • how aindre -eindre -oindre verb are used in sentences in French,
  • how you can quiz yourself on  -aindre -eindre -oindre verbs conjugation in the present tense
  • how  -aindre -eindre -oindre verbs conjugation in the present tense Anki files can be downloade

Please refer to the French A1 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar, if you are curious about this fits in French A1.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about aindre -eindre -oindre conjugation in the present tense!

Table of Contents

-aindre -eindre -oindre Verbs Conjugation in the Present Tense Table

craindre (to fear)peindre (to paint)joindre (to join)
jecrainspeinsjoins
tucrainspeinsjoins
il/elle/oncraintpeintjoint
nouscraignonspeignonsjoignons
vouscraignezpeignezjoignez
ils/ellescraignentpeignentjoignent

Examples of -aindre -eindre -oindre Verbs

contraindreto force
craindreto fear
plaindreto pity
se plaindreto complain
atteindre to attain/ to reach
dépeindre to depict
empreindre to imprint
étreindre to embrace
feindre to feign
geindre to groan/ to whine
peindre to paint
repeindre to repaint
restreindreto restrict/ to limit
adjoindre to appoint
conjoindre to unite
disjoindre to disconnect/to seperate
joindreto join
oindre to anoint
rejoindreto rejoin

As you can see there are a lot of similar verbs.

All of these verbs are conjugated in the same way.

You can see some them in action in the example sentences chapter.

These verbs fall in the fourth group of the -re verbs.

Pronunciation of -aindre, -eindre, -oindre Verbs

In this section on -aindre -eindre -oindre verbs conjugation in the present tense we will focus on pronunciation.

There are 2 important rules to take into account when you want to pronounce an -aindre -eindre -oindre conjugation in the present tense in French.

  1. The je, tu, and il/elle/on verb forms all have the same pronunciation. The -s andt endings are not pronounced. In this case, it is just the “pein” part that gets pronounced.

Je peins

Tu peins

Il peint

All these verbs have the same exact pronunciation.

You don’t pronounce the letters in red.

  1. In the ils/elles verb form, you don’t pronounce the -ent ending. In this case, it is just the “peign” part that gets pronounced.

Ils peignent

The last letter that is pronounced is the “n“.

You don’t pronounce the letters in red.

Example Sentences with -aindre, -eindre, -oindre Verbs Conjugation in the Present Tense

The final section of this lesson on -aindre -eindre -oindre conjugation in the present tense is about seeing it in action, so you can improve your understanding on -aindre -eindre -oindre conjugation in the present tense through example sentences.

Here are some example sentences that show how -aindre -eindre -oindre verbs are used French.

Je peins le garage.

I am painting the garage.

Tu sais peindre ?

Do you know how to paint?

Il craint que son frère échoue.

He fears that his brother will fail.

Nous ne craignons pas la compétition.

We’re not afraid of competition.

Joignez-vous à notre table !

Come over to our table!

De plus en plus d’étudiants se joignent aux protestations.

More and more students are joining the protests.

Quiz Yourself on -aindre, -eindre, -oindre Verbs Conjugation in the Present Tense

It’s not enough to just read this lesson.

You should test your knowledge to see if you really understood everything, and to be able to repeat the material.

It is also for this reason that it is recommended to download the Anki Decks and practice them.

At the end of every lesson you can do a small test.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter. It is up to you to give the correct answer.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want!

Conjugate: PeindreJe le garage. [I am painting the garage.]
Conjugate: PeindreTu sais ? [Do you know how to paint?]
Conjugate: CraindreIl que son frère échoue. [He fears that his brother will fail.]
Conjugate: CraindreNous ne pas la compétition. [We’re not afraid of competition.]
Conjugate: JoindreDe plus en plus d’étudiants se aux protestations. [More and more students are joining the protests.]

Anki File for -aindre, -eindre, -oindre Verbs Conjugation in the Present Tense

It is important to do the Anki exercises for this lesson so that you can better remember what you just studied.

By downloading the Anki File for French A1, you can practice every French A1 lesson that is on Language Atlas.

You can also choose to just get the Anki File for French A1 Verbs. This only has the verbs for French A1.

If you don’t know why you should use Anki, or if you don’t know what Anki is, then please click here.

Anki can be downloaded from here.

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