Schalten is a German regular ten verb meaning to switch. Schalten appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 3rd most used regular ten verb.
Schalten Conjugation: Present Tense
Schalten Present Perfect
The past participle of Schalten is geschaltet. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haben with the past participle.
Schalten Simple Past
The simple past of Schalten is schaltete.
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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