Wissen is a German irregular verb meaning to know. Wissen appears on the 100 Most Used German Verbs Poster as the 28th most used irregular verb.
Wissen Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Wissen Present Perfect
The past participle of Wissen is gewusst. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haben with the past participle.
Wissen Simple Past
The simple past of Wissen is wusste.
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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