Nehmen is a German irregular verb meaning to take. Nehmen appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 17th most used irregular verb.
Nehmen Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Nehmen Present Perfect
The past participle of Nehmen is genommen. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haben with the past participle.
Nehmen Simple Past
The simple past of Nehmen is nahm.
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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