Are you saying that that is the incorrect way to conjugate it?

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Marie

Kwiziq community member

18 February 2018

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Are you saying that that is the incorrect way to conjugate it?

This relates to:
Conjugate dormir and other -mir verbs in Le Présent (present tense) -

Chris

Kwiziq community member

19 February 2018

19/02/18

Hi Marie, the conjugation given in the lesson is correct. Was that your question?

-- Chris. 

Marie

Kwiziq community member

22 February 2018

22/02/18

I was confused by seeing "rendors" and "endort" in the examples, but not in the original conjugation. I would have explain my question better, but it didn't like the length of my question at first.

So endormir is to fall asleep, and rendormir is to fall back to sleep?

Chris

Kwiziq community member

23 February 2018

23/02/18

Yes, correct: "endormir" is to fall asleep and "rendormir" is to fall back to sleep.

They all follow the same pattern of conjugation as their root verb: dormir:

je dors -- je m'endors.
tu dors -- tu t'endors.
il dort -- il s'endort.

.... and so on. They share the same endings with "dormir".

-- Chris (not a native speaker).

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

26 August 2018

26/08/18

Hi Marie,

Just a correction- 

'S'endormir' is to fall asleep and 'Se rendormir' is to fall back to sleep as they are both reflexive verbs.

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