Sprechen is a German irregular verb meaning to speak. Sprechen appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 21st most used irregular verb.
Sprechen Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Sprechen Present Perfect
The past participle of Sprechen is gesprochen. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haben with the past participle.
Sprechen Simple Past
The simple past of Sprechen is sprach.
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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