Legen Conjugation - Conjugate Legen in German


Legen is a German regular en verb meaning to lay, to put. Legen appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 6th most used regular en verb.

Legen Conjugation: Present Tense

ich lege
du legst
er/sie/es legt
wir legen
ihr legt
sie legen

Legen Present Perfect

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

Legen Simple Past

The simple past of Legen is legte.

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.

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