Conjugate haïr in the present tense in French (Le Présent)

The verb haïr follows the same conjugation as regular -IR verbs in Le Présent Indicatif. However, its stem is slightly irregular.

Learn how to conjugate HAÏR (to hate) in Le Présent Indicatif in French

Je hais les tomates.I hate tomatoes.

Tu hais ce groupe.You hate this band.

Mon frère hait la musique de Lady Gaga.My brother hates Lady Gaga's music.

Nous haïssons les gens malpolis.We hate rude people.

Vous haïssez la médiocrité.You hate mediocrity.

Anna et Gina haïssent aller à l'école.Annie and Gina hate going to school.

Pronunciation:

- Note that with je hais, you have no elision because here the 'h' is strong.
It is therefore pronounced [juh - é], as opposed to the similar j'ai [jé].

aï is pronounced as two distinct vowels = [ah-ee]

- Depending on regions, ai can be pronounced either 'é' or 'è'

 

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Examples and resources

Mon frère hait la musique de Lady Gaga.My brother hates Lady Gaga's music.
Je te hais.I hate you.
Tu hais ce groupe.You hate this band.
Je hais les tomates.I hate tomatoes.
Vous haïssez la médiocrité.You hate mediocrity.
Anna et Gina haïssent aller à l'école.Annie and Gina hate going to school.
Nous haïssons les gens malpolis.We hate rude people.
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