Brauchen is a German regular en verb meaning to need. Brauchen appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 5th most used regular en verb.
Brauchen Conjugation: Present Tense
Brauchen Present Perfect
The past participle of Brauchen is gebraucht. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haben with the past participle.
Brauchen Simple Past
The simple past of Brauchen is brauchte.
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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