Humanities Languages How to Conjugate "Débarquer" (to Unload, Land, Fire) You'll "Land" These French Verb Conjugations in No Time Share Flipboard Email Print Languages French Grammar Basics Pronunciation & Conversation Vocabulary Resources for Teachers English as a Second Language Spanish German Italian Japanese Mandarin Russian English Grammar View More by ThoughtCo Updated July 30, 2017 Think of the word "debark" to remember that débarquer is the French verb for "to unload," "to land," or "to fire." This English to French relationship is only natural since "debark" is a derivative of débarquer that was first borrowed in the 17th century. Conjugating the French Verb Débarquer When you want to say "landed" or "unloading," you will need to conjugate the French verb. Débarquer is a regular -ER verb and that means it's relatively simple because it follows a very common conjugation pattern. To transform débarquer to the present, future, or imperfect past tense, find the subject pronoun for that tense. You'll find the verb has a new and unique ending. For instance, "I unload" is "je débarque" and "we will land" is "nous débarquerons." Subject Present Future Imperfect je débarque débarquerai débarquais tu débarques débarqueras débarquais il débarque débarquera débarquait nous débarquons débarquerons débarquions vous débarquez débarquerez débarquiez ils débarquent débarqueront débarquaient The Present Participle of Débarquer The present participle of débarquer is débarquant. This is a verb, of course, yet it can also become an adjective, gerund, or noun in some circumstances. Another Past Tense Form The passé composé is a common form of the past tense in French. It requires the past participle débarqué and you need to conjugate the auxiliary verb avoir. For example, "I landed" is "j'ai débarqué" and "we unloaded" is "nous avons débarque." More Simple Débarquer Conjugations There may be times when you will need or read the following conjugations of débarquer. While the subjunctive and conditional are common and imply uncertainty to the action, the other two are rare. You will primarily find the passé simple and imperfect subjunctive in formal writing. Subject Subjunctive Conditional Passé Simple Imperfect Subjunctive je débarque débarquerais débarquai débarquasse tu débarques débarquerais débarquas débarquasses il débarque débarquerait débarqua débarquât nous débarquions débarquerions débarquâmes débarquassions vous débarquiez débarqueriez débarquâtes débarquassiez ils débarquent débarqueraient débarquèrent débarquassent The imperative verb form is quite simple. It's used in short sentences and here you can skip the subject pronoun. Instead of "tu débarque," use "débarque" alone. Imperative (tu) débarque (nous) débarquons (vous) débarquez Continue Reading Don't "Disobey" the Verb Conjugation Rules For "DéSobéir" How Do You Conjugate "Jouir" in French? "Croiser" Is the French Verb for "to Fold" How Do You Conjugate "Décrire" (to Describe) in French? "Spend" Some Time Learning to Conjugate "Dépenser" in French "Decide" to Study the French Conjugations of "Décider" When You Want "to Support" in French Use "Appuyer" You're Going to "Conquer" This French Verb Conjugation Learn How to Say "Confided" or "Confiding" in French Let's "Chat" About Conjugating "Bavarder" You May Find This French Verb Conjugation "Suitable" Learn How to Say "Sewed" or "Sewing" in French How Is "Marier" (to Marry) Conjugated in French? This Lesson "Contributes" to Your French Conjugations "Include" the French Verb "Comporter" in Your Conjugations You Will Be "Attracted" to the French Verb "Attirer"