Dormir – Partir – Sortir Conjugation Pattern

Irregular French Verbs

In the present tense, the irregular -ir verbs dormir (to sleep), partir (to leave), and sortir (to go out) are conjugated according to the same pattern:

1. For singular conjugations, remove -ir plus the preceding consonant and add the endings.

2. For plural conjugations, remove -ir and add the endings.

Endings   Dormir   Partir   Sortir
-s   je dors   je pars   je sors
-s   tu dors   tu pars   tu sors
-t   il dort   il part   il sort
-ons   nous dormons   nous partons   nous sortons
-ez   vous dormez   vous partez   vous sortez
-ent   ils dorment   ils partent   ils sortent

Derivatives (rendormir, repartir, etc) follow the same pattern.

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