Bleiben is a German irregular verb meaning to stay, to last. Bleiben appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 49th most used irregular verb.
Bleiben Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Bleiben Present Perfect
The past participle of Bleiben is geblieben. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb sein with the past participle.
Bleiben Simple Past
The simple past of Bleiben is blieb.
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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