German Conjugation

German Conjugation

This is a paradigm of German verbs, that is, a set of conjugation tables, for the model regular verbs and for some of the most common irregular verbs.

The tables include only the active simple tenses. Perfect forms can be easily put together by using the appropriate tense of haben + Partizip II or sein + Partizip II. Sein is generally used for words of motion. Passive tenses can be formed by werden + Partizip II (Passiv I) or sein + Partizip II (Passiv II)

The pronouns ich, du, er, wir, ihr, sie and Sie are used to symbolise the three persons and two numbers. Note that the subject, if specified, can easily be something other than these pronouns. For example, instead of er, there can be sie, es, or a noun phrase. Instead of wir: ich und du, er und ich etc., or a noun phrase that includes the speaker. The same holds for ihr and sie.

Read more about German Conjugation:  Regular -en Verbs (Weak Verbs) (lieben, To Love), Regular -n Verbs (Weak Verbs) (handeln, To Act), Regular -ten Verbs (Weak Verbs) (arbeiten, To Work), Irregular –en Verbs (Strong Verbs) (fahren, To Drive), Irregular –en Verbs (Strong Verbs) (geben, To Give), Irregular Verbs (gehen, To Go, To Walk), Modal Verbs (dürfen, May), werden (to Become, Shall, Will, To Form Passiv I and The Future), sein (to Be, To Form Passiv II and The Perfect), haben (to Have, To Form The Perfect), tun (to Do)

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