German Verb Conjugations
HELFEN: Conjugated in All Tenses
PAST TENSES VERGANGENHEIT
The German verb helfen (to help) conjugated in all its tenses and moods
Principal Parts: helfen (hilft) - half - geholfen
Imperative (Commands): (du) Hilf! (ihr) Helft! Helfen Sie!
Helfen is a dative verb.
Simple Past Tense - Imperfekt
|ich half||I helped|
|du halfst||you helped|
|wir halfen||we helped|
|ihr halft||you (guys) helped|
|sie halfen||they helped|
|Sie halfen||you helped|
Compound Past Tense (Pres. Perfect) - Perfekt
|ich habe geholfen||I helped/have helped|
|du hast geholfen||you helped/have helped|
|er hat geholfen
sie hat geholfen
es hat geholfen
|he helped/has helped
she helped/has helped
it helped/has helped
|wir haben geholfen||we helped/have helped|
|ihr habt geholfen||you (guys) helped
|sie haben geholfen||they helped/have helped|
|Sie haben geholfen||you helped/have helped|
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HELFEN is also a dative verb. See more verbs in our Verb-Lexikon, in 20 Most-Used German Verbs, German Strong Verbs, and 50 Common German Verbs.
Past Perfect Tense - Plusquamperfekt
|ich hatte geholfen||I had helped|
|du hattest geholfen||you had helped|
|er hatte geholfen
sie hatte geholfen
es hatte geholfen
|he had helped
she had helped
it had helped
|wir hatten geholfen||we had helped|
|ihr hattet geholfen||you (guys) had helped|
|sie hatten geholfen||they had helped|
|Sie hatten geholfen||you had helped|
NEXT: Future Tense
HELFEN is also a dative verb. See more verbs in our Verb-Lexikon and on the 20 Most-Used German Verbs, German Strong Verbs, and 50 Common German Verbs pages.
If you want to look at other irregular verbs in the simple past and present perfect, see our German Strong Verbs pages.
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