Verbs ending in -aître in the present tense

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Verbs ending in -aître in the present tense

The verbs connaître (to know), naître (to be born/emerge), and paraître (to seem) are conjugated in the present tense in the following way. The same goes for their derivatives, reconnaître (to recognize), méconnaître (to be unaware of/misjudge), apparaître (to appear), comparaître (to appear, go before), disparaître (to disappear), etc.
connaître en
Je connais
Tu connais
Il connaît
Nous connaissons
Vous connaissez
Ils connaissent
Tu connais ma sœur ? Do you know my sister?

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