In French, most verbs ending in -ir conjugate as follows in Le Présent (Indicatif).
Learn how to conjugate most verbs ending in -ir in Le Présent (Indicatif) in French
|new ending||finir (to finish)||choisir (to choose)|
Listen to these examples with finir:
In the singular forms, the -s and -t of finis and finit are silent.
All three persons endings are pronounced [ee].
In the plural, the -ent part of the -issent ending is silent. You pronounce [eess].
The infinitive of the verb is the unconjugated verb e.g. finir (to finish) as opposed to a conjugated form like je finis (I finish).
The stem of the infinitive is the part before the -er, -ir, or -re ending.
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