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What is the difference between these words?

Mange, mangent, mangez, mangeons, manger; lance, lancons; court, courons, cours. I'll edit this in a sec cause I need to see what else. Thanks if you can tell me the difference. French is amazing and confusing!!

January 18, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RomanceZachary

Its just the different ways to conjugate the verbs. Je mange = I eat, Ils/Elles mangent = they eat, Vous mangez = You (formal) or you guys eat, Nous mangeons = We eat, Tu manges = You eat, and manger = to eat. Every verb is conjugated depending on which pronoun you use. Some verbs have special conjugations, to see the different conjugations for the verbs use: http://conjugator.reverso.net/conjugation-french.html.

January 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jessasnoop3

they all have different ending but manger ( to eat) and courer(to run) They have different endings because they are different ill give examples to make it understandable Je mange ( i am eating) is only used when je, elle , or il are before Vous mangez(you are eating) is only used when you say vous. vous is you but formal. Nous mangeons( we are eating) is only used when your talking about a group Je manger(i am going TO EAT) manger means TO EAT! you only add ER when your going to add TO to the sentence! Hope i helped .

January 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RomanceZachary

It would be "Je vais manger" for I am going to eat not "Je manger."

January 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/daKanga

Click here for info on verbs. It is a list of words you are likely to initially come across.

It includes the verb: manger : to eat.

You may also find it worthwhile to read: Le premier pas - the first step

Also, I highly recommend keeping an eye out for and really reading the "Tips and Notes" that appear in each shill.
i.e. Tips and Notes Basics 1

January 18, 2018
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