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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.
DEUTSCH ENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich helfe I help/am helping
du hilfst you help/are helping
er hilft
sie hilft
es hilft
he helps/is helping
she helps/is helping
it helps/is helping
PLURAL
wir helfen we help/are helping
ihr helft you (guys) help/are helping
sie helfen they help/are helping
Sie helfen you help/are helping
Examples:
Hans, hilf deiner Schwester!
Hans, help your sister.
Wir helfen ihm.
We're helping him.
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