German Verb Conjugations
ANFANGEN: Conjugated in All Tenses
PAST TENSES VERGANGENHEIT
The German verb anfangen conjugated in all its tenses and moods
Simple Past Tense - Imperfekt
|ich fing an||I began/started|
|du fingst an||you began/started|
|er fing an
sie fing an
es fing an
|wir fingen an||we began/started|
|ihr fingt an||you (guys) began/started|
|sie fingen an||they began/started|
|Sie fingen an||you began/started|
Compound Past Tense (Pres. Perfect) - Perfekt
|ich habe angefangen||I have begun/started
|du hast angefangen||you have begun/started
|er hat angefangen
sie hat angefangen
es hat angefangen
|he has begun/started
she has begun/started
it has begun/started
|wir haben angefangen||we have begun/started
|ihr habt angefangen||you (guys) have begun/started
|sie haben angefangen||they have begun/started
|Sie haben angefangen||you have begun/started
Past Perfect Tense - Plusquamperfekt
|ich hatte angefangen||I had begun/started|
|du hattest angefangen||you had begun/started|
|er hatte angefangen
sie hatte angefangen
es hatte angefangen
|he had begun/started
she had begun/started
it had begun/started
|wir hatten angefangen||we had begun/started|
|ihr hattet angefangen||you (guys) had begun/started|
|sie hatten angefangen||they had begun/started|
|Sie hatten angefangen||you had begun/started|
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