Leve-toi

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Leve-toi

Why Lève-toi and not lèves-toi.  All others follow the norm i.e. Levez-toi or Levons-toi.  es is the correct ending for tu.

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MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

 

The lesson attached covers this - Attention The case of ‘-er’ verbs. The tu form always drops the final ‘s’, in imperative form, (only with verbs of the ‘-er’ group). 

Why - because they do. That’s grammar ! 

Conjugate reflexive verbs in the imperative mood in French (L'Impératif) - affirmative commands

 

 

Leve-toi

Why Lève-toi and not lèves-toi.  All others follow the norm i.e. Levez-toi or Levons-toi.  es is the correct ending for tu.

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