Tener Conjugation - Conjugate Tener in Spanish


Tener Conjugation

Tener is a Spanish irregular verb meaning to have. Tener appears on the 100 Most Used Spanish Verbs Poster as the 4th most used irregular verb.

Tener Conjugation: Present Tense

yo tengo
tienes
él/ella tiene
ns. tenemos
vs. tenéis
ellos/ellas tienen

*Irregular forms in bold.

Tener Participio

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

Tener Gerundio

The gerundio of Tener is teniendo. The present continuous tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb Estar with the gerundio.

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

Spanish Regular Verb Conjugation Chart

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