Among -DRE verbs, there is a group that behaves irregularly in Le Présent, but which follows the same pattern: the verbs in -AINDRE, -EINDRE and -OINDRE.
Look at these three examples:
|CRAINDRE (to fear)
||PEINDRE (to paint)
||JOINDRE (to join)
Others verbs following this pattern include:
rejoindre (to meet up)
contraindre (to force)
se plaindre (to complain)
éteindre (to turn off / to switch off)
dépeindre (to depict)
feindre (to feign)
geindre (to whimper)
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