Conjugation of s’assoir

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Conjugation of s’assoir

Are the primary and secondary conjugations dans le présent common to one French-speaking country or another or are they newer/older versions?

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JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Bonjour Frances,

Orthographe◇ Peut s'écrire asseoir ou assoir, selon les rectifications orthographiques de 1990.[règle §7] Anomalies.

https://www.dictionnaire-academie.fr/article/A9A2823

 

 

I think the link above will help with your query.

Bonne journée

Jim

 

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

The classical variant (j'assieds, etc...) is considered a higher register and more literary. Using j'assois is more common in everyday spoken French. I even heard people using a mix of both conjugations, with one for the singular and the other for the plural.

Conjugation of s’assoir

Are the primary and secondary conjugations dans le présent common to one French-speaking country or another or are they newer/older versions?

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