subjonctif

 /sybʒɔ̃ktif/

Inflections of 'subjonctif' (adj): f: subjonctive, mpl: subjonctifs, fpl: subjonctives

WordReference English-French Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Principales traductions
subjonctif nmnom masculin: s'utilise avec les articles "le", "l'" (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), "un". Ex : garçon - nm > On dira "le garçon" ou "un garçon". (mode verbal)subjunctive, subjunctive mood nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 On utilise le subjonctif pour exprimer sentiments, incertitude et nécessité entre autres.
subjonctif adjadjectif: modifie un nom. Il est généralement placé après le nom et s'accorde avec le nom (ex : un ballon bleu, une balle bleue). En général, seule la forme au masculin singulier est donnée. Pour former le féminin, on ajoute "e" (ex : petit > petite) et pour former le pluriel, on ajoute "s" (ex : petit > petits). Pour les formes qui sont "irrégulières" au féminin, celles-ci sont données (ex : irrégulier, irrégulière > irrégulier = forme masculine, irrégulière = forme féminine) (relatif au mode subjonctif)subjunctive adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Fassions est une conjugaison subjonctive de faire.
  Is something important missing? Report an error or suggest an improvement.

WordReference English-French Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Formes composées
à condition que + [subjonctif] on condition that exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  providing (that), provided (that)
afin que + [subjonctif] in order that, so that conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
C'est dommage que + [subjonctif] It is a pity that…
  It is a shame that…
  Too bad (that)
 Too bad he can't make it today.
craindre que + [subjonctif] fear that, be afraid that v
de peur que + [subjonctif] fearing that
 I put my hands up, fearing that he might shoot.
 I put my hands up, lest he might shoot.
il est grand temps que + [subjonctif] it is high time (that) + [preterite]
il est important que + [subjonctif] it is important that
il est indispensable que + [subjonctif] it is essential that
il est nécessaire que + [subjonctif] it is necessary that
il est normal que + [subjonctif] it is natural that, it is normal that
il est peu probable que + [subjonctif] it is unlikely that
il est possible que + [subjonctif] it is possible that
il est rare que + [subjonctif] it is rare that
il est regrettable que + [subjonctif] it is regrettable that
il est temps que + [subjonctif] it is time that
il fallait que + [subjonctif] it was necessary to, it had to, one had to
   (passive)should have been, was needed
il faudra que + [subjonctif] it will be necessary to, one will have to
   (passive)will need to be
il faudrait que + [subjonctif] it should, one should, one would need to, it would be necessary to
   (passive)should be
il faut que + [subjonctif] it is necessary to, one needs to, one has to
   (passive)need to be, must be, has to be
il importe que + [subjonctif] it is important that
il me tarde que + [subjonctif] I can't wait for, I can't wait until
il ne se passe pas un jour sans que + [subjonctif] not a day goes by without + [indicative]
 This stretch of road is really dangerous. Not a day goes by without an accident occurring.
il se peut que + [subjonctif] it is possible that
il se pourrait bien que + [subjonctif] it may well be that
il se pourrait que + [subjonctif] it may be that, it could be that
il semble que + [subjonctif] it seems that, it appears that
il semblerait que + [subjonctif] it would seem that
il suffit que + [subjonctif] it is enough to, it is sufficient to, all it takes to
il vaudrait mieux que + [subjonctif] it would be better if
il vaut mieux que + [subjonctif] it is better to + [infinitive]
  it is better that + [subjunctive or indicative]
imparfait du subjonctif imperfect subjunctive nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
je suis d'avis que + [subjonctif] I think + [should] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
   (formal)I am of the opinion that +[should] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Je suis d'avis qu'on fasse demi-tour maintenant et qu'on rentre au camp avant la nuit.
 I think we should turn back now, so that we get back to camp before nightfall.
 I am of the opinion that we should turn back now in order to regain our camp before nightfall.
jusqu'à ce que + [subjonctif] until
le fait que + [subjonctif] the fact that
pour peu que + [subjonctif] if that, if only
pour que + [subjonctif] (in order) to + [infinitive]
  in order that, so that, so as to
pourvu que + [subjonctif] provided that, providing that
  on condition that
présent du subjonctif present subjunctive nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
prier pour que + [subjonctif] pray that v
subjonctif imparfait imperfect subjunctive nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
subjonctif plus-que-parfait nmnom masculin: s'utilise avec les articles "le", "l'" (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), "un". Ex : garçon - nm > On dira "le garçon" ou "un garçon". (temps et mode verbal)pluperfect subjunctive nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Le subjonctif plus-que-parfait est littéraire et couramment remplacé par le subjonctif passé.
subjonctif présent present subjunctive nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
vivement que + [subjonctif] I'll be glad when, it'll be good when
  Roll on the day (when)
 I'll be glad when he's gone.
 Roll on the day he leaves!
  Is something important missing? Report an error or suggest an improvement.
'subjonctif' found in these entries
In the French description:
English:


Forums WR - discussions dont le titre comprend le(s) mot(s) "subjonctif" :

Play and learn: visit WordReference Games
See Google Translate's machine translation of 'subjonctif'.

Download free Android and iPhone apps

Android AppiPhone App
Cette publicité vous semble abusive ?