Arbeiten is a German regular ten verb meaning to work. Arbeiten appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the #1 most used regular ten verb.
Arbeiten Conjugation: Present Tense
Arbeiten Present Perfect
The past participle of Arbeiten is gearbeitet. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haben with the past participle.
Arbeiten Simple Past
The simple past of Arbeiten is arbeitete.
Regular vs. Irregular Verbs
A verb is called a regular verb when its conjugation follows a typical pattern. A verb which does not follow these patterns exactly is called an irregular verb. In German, the 3 regular patterns are for verbs ending in en, eln/ern, and ten.
German Conjugation Chart
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