Written irregularly, pronounced regularly

Here we have a verb, whose stem ends on tt. In the three persons singular the stem is changed (the second t is omitted). This does not have any influence on the pronunciation, only the writing is a bit different. Actually, it is quite understandable that a mute t is not written tt , don't you think?

  Personal pronoun battre (to beat)
  je bats
  tu bats
  il / elles bat
  nous nous battons
  vous vous battez
  ils / elles battent

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