Paraître – to appear, to show up

French Verb Conjugations

 PresentImperfectFutureConditionalSubjunctiveImperfect subj.
vousparaissezparaissiezparaîtrezparaîtriezparaissiez parussiez
 Passé composéPast perfectFuture perfectPast conditionalPast subjunctivePluperfect subj.
j’ai paruavais paruaurai paruaurais paruaie parueusse paru
tuas paruavais paruauras paruaurais paruaies parueusses paru
ila paruavait paruaura paruaurait paruait parueût paru
nousavons paruavions paruaurons paruaurions paruayons parueussions paru
vousavez paruaviez paruaurez paruauriez paruayez parueussiez paru
ilsont paruavaient paruauront paruauraient paruaient parueussent paru
 Passé simplePast anteriorImperativeParticiples 
je / j’paruseus paru (tu)parais Presentparaissant
tuparuseus paru (nous)paraissons Pastparu
ilparuteut paru (vous)paraissez Perfectayant paru
nousparûmeseûmes paru Past imperative  
vousparûteseûtes paru (tu)aie paruPast infinitive
ilsparurenteurent paru (nous)ayons paru avoir paru
    (vous)ayez paru  

  Paraître is an irregular -re verb.

Does paraître need the subjunctive?


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