Conjugate coudre in Le Présent (present tense)

Look at the irregular verb coudre (to sew) in Le Présent:

je couds
tu couds
il / elle / on coud
nous cousons
vous cousez
ils / elles  cousent


Here are some more examples to listen to:

Je couds un nouveau bouton sur mon manteau.
I'm sewing a new button onto my coat.

Tu couds tous les jours.
You sew every day.

Cendrillon coud dans le grenier.
Cinderella sews in the attic.

Nous cousons: c'est notre métier.
We sew: that's our job.

Vous cousez magnifiquement bien!
You sew amazingly well!

Et mes tantes cousent dans le salon.
And my aunts are sewing in the living room.


* Derivatives include:
recoudre (to sew again/back)
découdre (to unstitch)




See also Conjugate moudre in Le Présent (present tense)

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Examples and resources

Tu couds tous les jours.
You sew every day.


Et mes tantes cousent dans le salon.
And my aunts are sewing in the living room.



Cendrillon coud dans le grenier.
Cinderella sews in the attic.


Nous cousons: c'est notre métier.
We sew: that's our job.


Je couds un nouveau bouton sur mon manteau.
I'm sewing a new button onto my coat.


Vous cousez magnifiquement bien!
You sew amazingly well!


Q&A

Katrina

Kwiziq community member

17 February 2018

1 reply

Is there a reason why this is the only verb that conjugates like this?

Chris

Kwiziq community member

18 February 2018

18/02/18

Are you asking for a reason for the exception? Do exceptions ever need a reason? :) But seriously, a very similar verb to coudre would be moudre. If you want to check all forms of a particulat verb, you might like this site:

http://www.verbix.com/languages/french.html

-- Chris  

 

Clever stuff underway!