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The Verb BACKEN (to bake)

backen conjugated in all its tenses and moods

PRESENT TENSE • PRÄSENS

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Principal Parts:  backen (bäckt) - backte (buk)* - gebacken
Imperative (Commands): (du) Backe! | (ihr) Backt! | Backen Sie!

*The old, irregular simple-past form, buk, is rarely used in modern German.

BACKEN
Present Tense - Präsens

Stem-Changing Verbs: The verb backen belongs to a class of German verbs known as "stem-changing" verbs. Such verbs alter their stem vowel in the du and er/sie/es forms only (in the present tense). For more, see Stem-Changing Verbs.
DEUTSCH ENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich backe I bake
I am baking
du bäckst you bake
you are baking
er bäckt
 
sie bäckt
 
es bäckt
he bakes
he is baking
she bakes
she is baking
it bakes
it is baking
PLURAL
wir backen we bake
we are baking
ihr backt you (guys) bake
you are baking
sie backen they bake
they are baking
Sie backen you bake
you are baking
Examples:
Sie bäckt einen Kuchen.
She's baking a cake.
Wir backen alles hier im Geschäft.
We bake everything here in the shop.
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