Hoffen is a German regular en verb meaning to hope. Hoffen appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 21st most used regular en verb.
Hoffen Conjugation: Present Tense
Hoffen Present Perfect
The past participle of Hoffen is gehofft. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haben with the past participle.
Hoffen Simple Past
The simple past of Hoffen is hoffte.
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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