Verbs ending in -aindre, -eindre or -oindre in the passé composé

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Verbs ending in -aindre, -eindre or -oindre in the passé composé

Verbs ending in -AINDRE, -EINDRE, and -OINDRE, such as peindre (to paint), craindre (to fear), joindre (to join), etc., have past participles ending in -EINT, -OINT, -AINT. To create them, remove the -DRE and add -T (peindre → peint, craindre → craint, joindre → joint). They are conjugated in the passé composé in the following way :

peindre en
J’ai peint
Tu as peint
Il a peint
Nous avons peint
Vous avez peint
Ils ont peint
craindre en
J’ai craint
Tu as craint
Il a craint
Nous avons craint
Vous avez craint
Ils ont craint
joindre en
J’ai joint
Tu as joint
Il a joint
Nous avons joint
Vous avez joint
Ils ont joint

Van Gogh a peint de magnifiques tableaux. Van Gogh painted some magnificent paintings.

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