The verb avoir means to have.
Learn how to conjugate I have and you have in Le Présent Indicatif in French:
J'ai un frère.I have one brother.
Tu as un chien.You have a dog.
Vous avez trois enfants.You have three children.
Note that the verb form changes depending on who is acting.
Remember that in French, to say you, you will use either:
- tu to address one person you know well, i.e. "informal" and "singular"
- vous to address one person in a professional context, or that you don't know well, i.e. "formal" and "singular"
See Using Tu and Vous to express three types of you in French (French Subject Pronouns)
Tu as un chat ?Do you have a cat?
Vous avez un hamster ?Do you have a hamster?
Here's a link to the full conjugation of avoir in Le Présent Indicatif:
Conjugate avoir in the present tense in French (Le Présent)
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