The verb avoir means to have.
Here's how to say I have and you have in French:
J'ai un frère.I have one brother.
Tu as un chien.You have a dog.
Vous avez trois enfants.You have three children.
Note that the verb form changes depending on who is acting.
Remember that in French, to say you, you will use either:
- tu to address one person you know well, i.e. "informal" and "singular"
- vous to address one person in a professional context, or that you don't know well, i.e. "formal" and "singular"
See Tu and vous are used for three types of you
Tu as un chat?Do you have a cat?
Vous avez un hamster?Do you have a hamster?
Here's a link to the full conjugation of avoir in Présent indicatif:
Conjugate avoir in Le Présent (present tense)
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