Pouvoir (can, to be able to) – Verb Tables

French Verb Conjugations

Pouvoir is one of the most important French verbs – here’s how to conjugate it into every tense and mood.

 PresentImperfectFutureConditionalSubjunctiveImperfect subj.
jepeux, puispouvaispourraipourraispuissepusse
vouspouvezpouviezpourrezpourriezpuissiez pussiez
 Pass茅 compos茅Past perfectFuture perfectPast conditionalPast subjunctivePluperfect subj.
j’ai puavais puaurai puaurais puaie pueusse pu
tuas puavais puauras puaurais puaies pueusses pu
ila puavait puaura puaurait puait pue没t pu
nousavons puavions puaurons puaurions puayons pueussions pu
vousavez puaviez puaurez puauriez puayez pueussiez pu
ilsont puavaient puauront puauraient puaient pueussent pu
 Pass茅 simplePast anteriorImperativeParticiples 
je / j’puseus pu  n/a Presentpouvant
tupuseus pu    Pastpu
ilputeut pu    Perfectayant pu
nousp没mese没mes pu Past imperative  
vousp没tese没tes pu (tu)aie puPast infinitive
ilspurenteurent pu (nous)ayons pu avoir pu
    (vous)ayez pu  

  Pouvoir is an irregular -ir verb.

Pouvoir - can, to be able
On peut le faire ! – We can do it!
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 Quiz: Pouvoir conjugations

Pouvoir in action

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