Denken is a German irregular verb meaning to think. Denken appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 36th most used irregular verb.
Denken Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Denken Present Perfect
The past participle of Denken is gedacht. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haben with the past participle.
Denken Simple Past
The simple past of Denken is dachte.
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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