A Compendium of the Grammatical Rules of the French Language, Part 1

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Eldredge & brother, 1872 - French language
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Page 29 - That thou mayst be, que tu sois. That he may be, qu'il soit. That we may be, que nous soyons. That you may be, que vous soyez. That they may be, qu'ils soient. IMPARFAIT. That I might be, que je fusse. That thou mightst be, que tu fusses.
Page 29 - That thou mayst have que tu aies. That he may have, qu'il ait. That we may have, que nous ayons. That you may have, que vous ayez. That they may have, qu'ils aient.
Page 48 - There would be as many," said he, "if I was being taken to the scaffold5." 1 verite ; - foule ; •"' accourait ; 4 parts ; 5 echafaud. THE ADVERB. Place of the Adverb. 1. In French, the adverb is generally placed after the verb in simple tenses, and between the auxiliary and the participle in compound tenses; as: You never sing.
Page 18 - ... ses our = notre notre nos your = votre votre vos their = leur leur leurs eg his mother = sa mère (/j.
Page 27 - Mood is used only in the second person singular, and in the first and second persons plural; its terminations are — Second person singular : First conjugation — e ; All other conjugations — «v First and second persons plural — All French verbs — ons, ez. Parler = To speak, Let
Page 42 - ... are given below. In the present indicative ("I take, am taking, do take"), present subjunctive ("I may take") and singular imperative ("Take!") of a large number of verbs, there is a change in the last vowel of the root10 whenever that vowel is stressed (this happens in the first, second and third persons singular and third person plural of the present indicative and present subjunctive, and in the singular imperative) ; such verbs are called radical-changing. They are otherwise regular, save...
Page 13 - Adjectives vary their terminations according to the gender and number of the noun to which they relate.
Page 41 - It can have the accent only in the three persons singular and the third person plural of the present indicative and present subjunctive, and in the second person singular of the imperative.
Page 33 - Pour ne point voir, or, pour ne voir pas. In the other moods, except the imperative, the tenses are either simple, or compound. In the simple tenses, pas or point is placed after the verb.
Page 39 - This verb changes о of the verb-root into «c, in the three persons singular and third person plural of the present indicative, imperative, and present subjunctive. INDICATIVE MOOD. Present. First Future. Tentar, to try, to tempt. Anduviere, Anduvieres, Anduviéremos, Anduviereis, Past Participle : tentado. Gerund: teutona«.

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