What are the conjugations of Sein?
Conjugation: Present Tense
|ihr||seid||you are (plural, familiar)|
|Sie||sind||you are (formal)|
How do I use Sein?
You can use sein in the Präteritum (literary past tense) to say that something was something or somewhere. Er war im Urlaub. (He was on vacation.) The German Präteritum is often referred to as the literary past tense because it’s primarily used in formal writing, such as books, newspapers and professional emails.
What is the Praeteritum of Sein?
The simple past (also called preterite) is a grammatical tense used to express something in the past….Simple past:
|1st person||wir sind|
|2nd person||ihr seid|
|3rd person||sie sind|
|Formal (singular and plural)||Sie sind|
What is sein German?
▶ Sein is German for to be. It’s ALSO the German word for his, but that’s really just one of many…
How do you conjugate arbeiten in German?
Conjugate the verb arbeiten:
- ich arbeite. du arbeitest.
- er arbeitete. wir haben gearbeitet.
- ihr werdet arbeiten.
- sie würden arbeiten.
Is sein a strong verb?
The only completely irregular verb in the language is sein (to be). There are more than 200 strong and irregular verbs, but just as in English, there is a gradual tendency for strong verbs to become weak….Auxiliary verbs.
What is the infinitive of sein?
The Infinitiv (Infinitive) or Dictionary Form Sein (to be) is the first form—the Infinitiv Präsens (infinitive). This is the form found in the dictionary, and it doesn’t change at all. It just is.
How do you use sein and haben in German?
- laufen – to run (uses sein): ich bin gelaufen – I ran.
- schwimmen – to swim (uses sein): ich bin geschwommen – I swam.
- lesen – to read (uses haben): ich habe gelesen – I read.
- backen – to bake (uses haben): ich habe gebacken – I baked.
- schlafen – to sleep (uses haben): ich habe geschlafen – I slept.
How do you use sein and Seine in German?
Because Vater is masculine, and it is the subject of the sentence, “sein” is used. If you are using, for example, a verb that uses the dative (the case of the indirect object), then the ending for a masculine noun will be “seinem”.
Is sein a word?
Sein is German for to be. It’s ALSO the German word for his, but that’s really just one of many…
What is haben and sein?
The two most important German verbs are haben (to have) and sein (to be). As in most languages, the verb “to be” is one of the oldest verbs in German, and therefore one of the most irregular. The verb “to have” is only slightly less irregular, but no less vital to surviving speaking German.