tenir / to hold

Tenir (to hold) is an irregular French verb.

Je tiens ma fille par la main.
I'm holding my daughter's hand.

Ils tiennent toujours la porte aux autres.
They always hold the door open for others.

Take a look at our verb tables for Tenir (to hold) conjugations in all tenses and moods, with sound files.

Lessons with more detail on Tenir (to hold)

Conjugate venir, tenir and derivatives in Le Présent (present tense)
Conjugate venir, tenir and derivatives in Le Futur (future tense)
Conjugate venir, tenir and derivatives in Le Subjonctif Présent (subjunctive mood)
Recognising venir, tenir and derivatives in Le Passé Simple
Conjugate venir, tenir and derivatives in Le Passé Simple

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