Past Subjunctive Conjugations

Conjugaisons du passé du subjonctif

French past subjunctive conjugations
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The past subjunctive is a compound verb form, which means its conjugation has two components:

  verb conjugation
1. auxiliary (avoir or ĂȘtre) subjunctive
2. main verb past participle

Par exemple…

Avoir verb: donner (to give)

j’aie donnĂ©
tu aies donné
il ait donné
elle ait donné
nous ayons donné
vous ayez donné
ils aient donné
elles aient donné

Être verb: sortir (to go out)

je sois sorti(e)
tu sois sorti(e)
il soit sorti
elle soit sortie
nous soyons sorti(e)s
vous soyez sorti(e)(s)
ils soient sortis
elles soient sorties

Pronominal verb: s’habiller (to get dressed)

je me sois habillé(e)
tu te sois habillé(e)
il se soit habillé
elle se soit habillée
nous nous soyons habillé(e)s
vous vous soyez habillé(e)(s)
ils se soient habillés
elles se soient habillées

  Past participle agreement

As in all French compound conjugations, the past participle in the past subjunctive may need to agree in gender and number with the word it modifies – learn more.

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