Fangen is a German irregular verb meaning to catch. Fangen appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 11st most used irregular verb.
Fangen Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Fangen Present Perfect
The past participle of Fangen is gefangen. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haben with the past participle.
Fangen Simple Past
The simple past of Fangen is fing.
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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