French Verbs with -OIR
There are some French Verbs that end in -OIR. These verbs are known as "-oir verbs".
Some of these verbs conjugate in a typical and therefore "regular" pattern, in fact those ending in -CEVOIR.
e.g. recevoir -> je reçois
Here's a list of common -CEVOIR verbs:
|concevoir||to imagine, conceive|
|décevoir||to disappoint, to deceive|
However, many of them conjugate in their own way, so are irregular.
Many of the irregular verbs ending in -OIR do not make much sense initially.
For example, in Le Présent, some singular forms end in "-x" and others end in "-s".
They tend to be some of the most widely used verbs in French, so, with practice, you will get used to them.
Typical verbs that belong to this group and which are irregular are:
|pouvoir||to be able to, can|
|devoir||to have to, must|
|émouvoir||to touch, to move|