German Verb Conjugations - helfen (to help) Conjugated In All Tenses

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German Verb Conjugations

HELFEN: Conjugated in All Tenses

The German verb helfen (to help) conjugated in all its tenses and moods

PRESENT TENSE • PRÄSENS

Principal Parts: helfen (hilft) half geholfen
Imperative (Commands): (du) Hilf! (ihr) Helft! Helfen Sie!
Helfen is a dative verb.

HELFEN
Present Tense - Präsens

Stem-Changing Verbs: The verb HELFEN is both a stem-changing verb and an irregular (strong) verb. Notice the change from e to i in the du and er/sie/es present tense forms. HELFEN is also a dative verb. The past participle is geholfen.
DEUTSCHENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich helfeI help/am helping
du hilfstyou help/are helping
er hilft
sie hilft
es hilft
he helps/is helping
she helps/is helping
it helps/is helping
PLURAL
wir helfenwe help/are helping
ihr helftyou (guys) help/are helping
sie helfenthey help/are helping
Sie helfenyou help/are helping
Examples:
Hans, hilf deiner Schwester!
Hans, help your sister.
Wir helfen ihm.
We're helping him.
 

German Verb Conjugations
HELFEN: Conjugated in All Tenses

PAST TENSES • VERGANGENHEIT

The German verb helfen (to help) conjugated in all its tenses and moods

Principal Parts: helfen (hilft) - half - geholfen
Imperative (Commands): (du) Hilf! (ihr) Helft! Helfen Sie!
Helfen is a dative verb.

HELFEN
Simple Past Tense - Imperfekt

DEUTSCHENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich halfI helped
du halfstyou helped
er half
sie half
es half
he helped
she helped
it helped
PLURAL
wir halfenwe helped
ihr halftyou (guys) helped
sie halfenthey helped
Sie halfenyou helped

HELFEN

Compound Past Tense (Pres. Perfect) - Perfekt

DEUTSCHENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich habe geholfenI helped/have helped
du hast geholfenyou helped/have helped
er hat geholfen
sie hat geholfen
es hat geholfen
he helped/has helped
she helped/has helped
it helped/has helped
PLURAL
wir haben geholfenwe helped/have helped
ihr habt geholfenyou (guys) helped
have helped
sie haben geholfenthey helped/have helped
Sie haben geholfenyou helped/have helped
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HELFEN is also a dative verb. See more verbs in our German Strong Verbs

 

HELFEN: Present > Past > Future > Subjunctive > All Verbs

HELFEN
Past Perfect Tense - Plusquamperfekt

DEUTSCHENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich hatte geholfenI had helped
du hattest geholfenyou had helped
er hatte geholfen
sie hatte geholfen
es hatte geholfen
he had helped
she had helped
it had helped
PLURAL
wir hatten geholfenwe had helped
ihr hattet geholfenyou (guys) had helped
sie hatten geholfenthey had helped
Sie hatten geholfenyou had helped
HELFEN is also a dative verb. See more verbs in our 20 Most-Used German Verbs


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