Schlafen Conjugation - Conjugate Schlafen in German


Schlafen is a German irregular verb meaning to sleep. Schlafen appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 9th most used irregular verb.

Schlafen Conjugation: Present Tense

ich schlafe
du schläfst
er/sie/es schläft
wir schlafen
ihr schlaft
sie schlafen

*Irregular forms in bold.

Schlafen Present Perfect

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

Schlafen Simple Past

The simple past of Schlafen is schlief.

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 Regular Verb Conjugation Chart

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