Gehen is a German irregular verb meaning to go, to walk, to leave. Gehen appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 30th most used irregular verb.
Gehen Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Gehen Present Perfect
The past participle of Gehen is gegangen. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb sein with the past participle.
Gehen Simple Past
The simple past of Gehen is ging.
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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