Erklären Conjugation - Conjugate Erklären in German


Erklären is a German regular en verb meaning to explain. Erklären appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 11st most used regular en verb.

Erklären Conjugation: Present Tense

ich erkläre
du erklärst
er/sie/es erklärt
wir erklären
ihr erklärt
sie erklären

Erklären Present Perfect

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

Erklären Simple Past

The simple past of Erklären is erklärte.

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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