The Subjunctivisor!

Does nier require the subjunctive?

Yes, nier requires the subjunctive:

Par exemple…

Il nie que le livre soit à lui.
He denies that the book is his.

Il ne nie pas que le livre ne soit à lui.
He doesn’t deny that the book is his.

 Why ne? It’s the ne explétif.

Nier conjugations

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