Fahren is a German irregular verb meaning to drive, to ride. Fahren appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 7th most used irregular verb.
Fahren Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Fahren Present Perfect
The past participle of Fahren is gefahren. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb sein with the past participle.
Fahren Simple Past
The simple past of Fahren is fuhr.
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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