Trinken is a German irregular verb meaning to drink. Trinken appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 35th most used irregular verb.
Trinken Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Trinken Present Perfect
The past participle of Trinken is getrunken. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haben with the past participle.
Trinken Simple Past
The simple past of Trinken is trank.
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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