Halten Conjugation - Conjugate Halten in German

Halten is a German irregular verb meaning to hold, to keep. Halten appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 8th most used irregular verb.

Halten Conjugation: Present Tense

ich halte
du hälst
er/sie/es hält
wir halten
ihr haltet
sie halten

*Irregular forms in bold.

Halten Present Perfect

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

Halten Simple Past

The simple past of Halten is hielt.

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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