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German Verb Conjugations
ANFANGEN: Conjugated in All Tenses

The German verb anfangen conjugated in all its tenses and moods

PRESENT TENSE • PRÄSENS

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ANFANGEN
Present Tense - Präsens

Separable Prefixes: The verb anfangen is a separable prefix verb. That means that its prefix (an-) separates when the verb is conjugated, even in its past participle form (angefangen). For more, see German Verb Prefixes.
DEUTSCH ENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich fange an I begin/start
I am beginning
du fängst an you begin/start
you are beginning
er fängt an
 
sie fängt an
 
es fängt an
he begins/starts
he is beginning
she begins/starts
she is beginning
it begins/starts
it is beginning
PLURAL
wir fangen an we begin/start
are beginning
ihr fangt an you (guys) begin/start
you are beginning
sie fangen an they begin/start
they are beginning
Sie fangen an you begin/start
you are beginning
Examples:
Wann fangen Sie an?
When do you start?
Die Vorstellung fängt um sechs Uhr an.
The performance begins at six o'clock.
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