Sitzen is a German irregular verb meaning to sit. Sitzen appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 41st most used irregular verb.
Sitzen Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Sitzen Present Perfect
The past participle of Sitzen is gesessen. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb sein with the past participle.
Sitzen Simple Past
The simple past of Sitzen is saß.
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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