Rufen is a German irregular verb meaning to call. Rufen appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 52nd most used irregular verb.
Rufen Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Rufen Present Perfect
The past participle of Rufen is gerufen. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haben with the past participle.
Rufen Simple Past
The simple past of Rufen is rief.
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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