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Regular verbs present tense / Regelmige Verben Prsens/Gegenwart

Regular verbs are conjugated as follows: Take the verb stem (in most cases you get it by leaving out the ending of the infinitive -en, e.g. the stem for gehen (to go) would be geh) and add the required ending for each personal pronoun. ich du er/sie/es wir ihr sie geh-e geh-st geh-t geh-en geh-t gehen

Easy, right? :) Try conjugating some of the following verbs: kommen, schreiben, danken, denken, leben, wohnen, lieben, telefonieren, sagen, buchstabieren, singen, weinen, lachen, verstehen, bleiben, kochen, lernen, malen, spielen, kaufen, trinken, erklren, wiederholen, fragen, machen, bringen, brauchen, holen, besuchen, bestellen, bezahlen, ben, liegen, fliegen, hren, probieren, schmecken, schwimmen, suchen, zeigen, .

German regular verbs are also called weak verbs btw. Reason for that would be the fact that, there exist strong verbs, which are irregular and have different forms Anyway, here are a few things to note about weak verbs: Connecting e If the verb stem ends in t, d, m or n, for pronunciation reasons, adding an e is required in second and third person singular and second person plural (du, er/sie/es, ihr). Lets look at arbeiten (to work) ich du er/sie/es wir ihr sie arbeit-e arbeit-est arbeit-et arbeit-en arbeit-et arbeit-en

Try conjugating the following verbs: antworten, atmen, bedeuten, begegnen, beobachten, beten, bilden, bitten, fasten, finden, grnden, heiraten, kosten, mieten, ffnen, rechnen, reden, retten, schneiden, senden, streiten, trocknen, warten, zeichnen

BUT: This rule does not apply for verbs ending in double consonants mm, -nn, e.g. kommen, rennen dont need the connecting e and are conjugated normally, like gehen etc. Also, verb stems ending in -n and -m, which are preceded by r or l, wont need the connecting e either. E.g.: ndern, lernen, wrmen, qualmen,

Conjugation minus s I dont know the correct terminology for this case, please forgive me Verbs whose stems end in -s, -ss, -, -z, -x, -tz do not require the st ending for the second person singular (du). Just a -t will do. E.g. reisen (to travel) ich du er/sie/es wir ihr sie reise reist reist reisen reist reisen

beweisen, beien, boxen, duzen, heien, heizen, mixen, reizen, reien, sitzen,

Conjugation minus e Some infinitives do not end in en, but only in n, such as dauern, erinnern, klingeln, sammeln, googeln,. Our verb stems are ending in r or l now. If the verb stems end in l, in the first person singular (ich) the e preceding the l is omitted. ich du er/sie/es wir ihr sie klingle klingelst klingelt klingeln klingelt klingeln