Caber Preterite Tense Conjugation - Conjugate Caber in Spanish Preterite Tense


Caber is a Spanish verb meaning to fit. Caber is conjugated as an irregular verb in the preterite tense. Caber appears on the 100 Most Used Spanish Preterite Tense Verbs Poster as the 13rd most used irregular verb.

Caber Conjugation: Preterite Tense

yo cupe
cupiste
él/ella cupo
ns. cupimos
vs. cupisteis
ellos/ellas cupieron

*Irregular forms in bold.

Caber Participio

The participio of Caber is cabido. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haber with the participio.

Caber Imperfect Root

The imperfect root of Caber is cabía. The imperfect tense is rarely irregular and can be easily conjugated from this form, which is the yo, and él/ella conjugation.

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 Spanish Preterite Tense, the 3 regular patterns are for verbs ending in ar, er, and ir.

Spanish Preterite Tense Regular Verb Conjugation Chart

Spanish Preterite Tense Conjugation Chart

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