German Verb Conjugations
SEIN: Conjugated in All Tenses
The German verb sein conjugated in all its tenses and moods
PAST TENSES VERGANGENHEIT
Simple Past Tense - Imperfekt
|ich war||I was|
|du warst||you (fam.) were|
|wir waren||we were|
|ihr wart||you (guys) were|
|sie waren||they were|
|Sie waren||you were|
Compound Past Tense (Pres. Perfect) Perfekt
|ich bin gewesen||I was/have been|
|du bist gewesen||you (fam.) were
|er ist gewesen
sie ist gewesen
es ist gewesen
|he was/has been
she was/has been
it was/has been
|wir sind gewesen||we were/have been|
|ihr seid gewesen||you (guys) were
|sie sind gewesen||they were/have been|
|Sie sind gewesen||you were/have been|
Past Perfect Tense Plusquamperfekt
|ich war gewesen||I had been|
|du warst gewesen||you (fam.) had been|
|er war gewesen
sie war gewesen
es war gewesen
|he had been
she had been
it had been
|wir waren gewesen||we had been|
|ihr wart gewesen||you (guys) had been|
|sie waren gewesen||they had been|
|Sie waren gewesen||you had been|
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