Why is the s dropped on the tu form of parle in the imperative?

Liz

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27 December 2015

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Why is the s dropped on the tu form of parle in the imperative?

Laura

Kwiziq language super star

27 December 2015

27/12/15

Bonjour Liz,

It's not just for parler. The tu imperative of all French -er verbs, whether regular, stem-changing, or irregular, loses the s: Écoute, Appelle, Va, etc.

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