The French for sting is the verb piquer

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    French for sting is the regular ER verb piquer, shown here in all its tenses and conjugations that are used in contemporary French.

     

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    The 6 Simple Tenses of the conjugated verb piquer - French for sting

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of piquer, which is French for sting.
    • I sting.
    • you stung.
    • he will sting.
    • we would sting.
    • they may sting.

    The Verb Conjugation Tables below for piquer, enable you to practise your French verb drills both by PRONOUN (vertically), and by TENSE (horizontally). Repeat the process again and again for best results.
  • VERB CONJUGATION TABLE piquer
    Simple Tenses piquer
    TENSE
    je/j’
    tu
    il
    nous
    vous
    ils
    Present
    Présent

    sting
    pique piques pique piquons piquez piquent
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    stung
    piquais piquais piquait piquions piquiez piquaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    stung
    piquai piquas piqua piquâmes piquâtes piquèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will sting
    piquerai piqueras piquera piquerons piquerez piqueront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would sting
    piquerais piquerais piquerait piquerions piqueriez piqueraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may sting
    pique piques pique piquions piquiez piquent
    Compound Tenses piquer
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have stung
    ai piqué as piqué a piqué avons piqué avez piqué ont piqué
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had stung
    avais piqué avais piqué avait piqué avions piqué aviez piqué avaient piqué
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

    will have
    aurai piqué auras piqué aura piqué aurons piqué aurez piqué auront piqué
    Conditional Perfect
    Conditionnel Passé

    would have stung
    aurais piqué aurais piqué aurait piqué aurions piqué auriez piqué auraient piqué
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    sting!
    pique piquons piquez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of piquer the French for sting
    présent de l’indicatif

    je pique
    - I sting
    tu piques
    - you sting - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on pique
    - he, she, it, one stings
    nous piquons
    - we sting
    vous piquez
    - you sting (formal or plural)
    ils, elles piquent
    - they sting

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of piquer, the French for sting
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    je piquais
    - I stung
    - I was stinging
    tu piquais
    - you stung- (familiar or informal)
    - you were stinging
    il, elle, on piquait
    - he, she, it, one stung
    - he, she, it, one was stinging
    nous piquions
    - we stung
    - we were stinging
    vous piquiez
    - you stung- (formal or plural)
    - you were stinging
    ils, elles piquaient
    - they stung
    - they were stinging

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of piquer, the French for sting
    passé simple

    je piquai
    - I stung
    tu piquas
    - you stung- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on piqua
    - he, she, it, one stung
    nous piquâmes
    - we stung
    vous piquâtes
    - you stung- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles piquèrent
    they stung
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of piquer, the French for sting
    futur

    je piquerai
    - I will sting
    tu piqueras
    - you will sting (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on piquera
    - he, she, it, one will sting
    nous piquerons
    - we will sting
    vous piquerez
    - you will sting (formal or plural)
    ils, elles piqueront
    - they will sting

    Conditional Tense conjugations of piquer, the French for sting
    conditionnel

    je piquerais
    - I would sting
    tu piquerais
    - you would sting (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on piquerait
    - he, she, it, one would sting
    nous piquerions
    - we would sting
    vous piqueriez
    - you would sting (formal or plural)
    ils, elles piqueraient
    - they would sting

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of piquer, the French for sting
    présent de subjonctif

    que je pique
    - that I may sting
    que tu piques
    - that you may sting(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on pique
    - that he, she, it, one may sting
    que nous piquions
    - that we may sting
    que vous piquiez
    - that you may sting(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles piquent
    - that they may sting

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb piquer - the verb ‘to sting’ in French

    Past Participle of piquer is:
    piqué -stung.

    The various tenses of the French verb - to have - avoirecause the past participle is used with , to construct the four main compound tenses, its importance is highlighted. Once you have mastered avoir, you have mastered the key to constructing compound verbs in French.
    • I have stung
    • you had stung
    • he will have stung
    • we would have stung

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of piquer - French for sting
    passé composé

    Here’s the French for sting conjugated with all the pronouns in the present perfect tense.
    j’ai piqué
    - I have stung or I did sting or
    - I stung
    tu as piqué
    - you have stung or you did sting - (familiar or informal) or
    - you stung
    il, elle, on a piqué
    - he, she, it, one has sting or did sting
    - he, she, it stung
    nous avons piqué
    - we have stung or we did sting
    - we stung
    vous avez piqué
    - you have stung or you did sting (formal or plural) or
    - or we stung
    ils, elles ont piqué
    - they have stung or they did sting
    - they stung

    Past Perfect Indicative or Pluperfect Tense conjugations of piquer - sting in French
    plus-que-parfait de l’indicatif

    Here’s the French for -sting conjugated with all the pronouns in the past perfect tense.
    j’avais piqué
    - I had stung
    tu avais piqué
    - you had stung- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on avait piqué
    - he, she, it, one had stung
    nous avions piqué
    - we had stung
    vous aviez piqué
    - you had stung (formal or plural)
    ils, elles avaient piqué
    - they had stung

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of piquer, the French for sting
    futur antérieur

    j’aurai piqué
    - I will have
    tu auras piqué
    - you will have - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on aura piqué
    - he, she, it, one will have
    nous aurons piqué
    - we will have
    vous aurez piqué
    - you will have - (formal or plural)
    ils, elles auront piqué
    - they will have

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of piquer, the French for sting
    conditionnel passé

    j’aurais piqué
    - I would have stung
    tu aurais piqué
    - you would have stung- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on aurait piqué
    - he, she, it, one would have stung
    nous aurions piqué
    - we would have stung
    vous auriez piqué
    - you would have stung- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles auraient piqué
    - they would have stung

    Imperative Tense conjugations of piquer, the French for sting
    impératif

    pique
    - sting!
    piquons
    - let’s sting!
    piquez
    - sting!

    Present Participle of piquer

    piquant - stinging

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