Beginnen Conjugation - Conjugate Beginnen in German


Beginnen is a German irregular verb meaning to start, to begin. Beginnen appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 47th most used irregular verb.

Beginnen Conjugation: Present Tense

ich beginne
du beginnst
er/sie/es beginnt
wir beginnen
ihr beginnt
sie beginnen

*Irregular forms in bold.

Beginnen Present Perfect

The past participle of Beginnen is begonnen. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haben with the past participle.

Beginnen Simple Past

The simple past of Beginnen is begann.

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 Regular Verb Conjugation Chart

German Conjugation Chart

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