Geschehen is a German irregular verb meaning to happen. Geschehen appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 18th most used irregular verb.
Geschehen Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Geschehen Present Perfect
The past participle of Geschehen is geschehen. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb sein with the past participle.
Geschehen Simple Past
The simple past of Geschehen is geschah.
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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