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Conjugation of the German verb bekommen

A list of the common conjugations for the German verb bekommen, along with their English translations.

bekommento receive

ich bekommeI receive
du bekommstyou receive
er bekommthe receives
sie bekommtshe receives
wir bekommenwe receive
ihr bekommtyou receive
sie bekommenthey receive

Preterite / Präteritum
This is more a literary tense, i.e. a tense used in writing, in everyday speech the Perfekt is used to refer to past actions.
ich bekamI received
du bekamstyou received
er bekamhe received
sie bekamshe received
wir bekamenwe received
ihr bekamtyou received
sie bekamenthey received

Past / PerfektScored
ich bin bekommenI received
du bist bekommenyou received
er ist bekommenhe received
es ist bekommenshe received
wir sind bekommenwe received
ihr seid bekommenyou received
sie sind bekommenthey received

Pluperfect / PlusquamperfektScored
ich war bekommenI had received
du warst bekommenyou had received
er war bekommenhe had received
es war bekommenshe had received
wir waren bekommenwe had received
ihr wart bekommenyou had received
sie waren bekommenthey had received

ich werde bekommenI will receive
du wirst bekommenyou will receive
er wird bekommenhe will receive
sie wird bekommenshe will receive
wir werden bekommenwe will receive
ihr werdet bekommenyou will receive
sie werden bekommenthey will receive

Future Perfect / Futur II
The German Future Perfect or Futur II is constructed similarly to English, with the present tense of werden (will), the past participle of the verb and the auxiliary verb haben or sein at the end of the clause.
ich werde bekommen seinI will have received
du wirst bekommen seinyou will have received
er wird bekommen seinhe will have received
es wird bekommen seinshe will have received
wir werden bekommen seinwe will have received
ihr werdet bekommen seinyou will have received
sie werden bekommen seinthey will have received

ich würde bekommenI would receive
du würdest bekommenyou would receive
er würde bekommenhe would receive
sie würde bekommenshe would receive
wir würden bekommenwe would receive
ihr würdet bekommenyou would receive
sie würden bekommenthey would receive

Conditional Perfect / Plusquamperfekt Konjunktiv II
The German Conditional Perfect or Plusquamperfekt Konjunktiv II is constructed with the Konjunktiv II tense of the auxiliary verb haben or sein and the past participle.
ich wäre bekommenI would have received
du wärst bekommenyou would have received
er wäre bekommenhe would have received
es wäre bekommenshe would have received
wir wären bekommenwe would have received
ihr wärt bekommenyou would have received
sie wären bekommenthey would have received

Konjunktiv II / Subjunctive IIScored
ich bekämeI would receive
du bekämestyou would receive
er bekämehe would receive
sie bekämeshe would receive
wir bekämenwe would receive
ihr bekämetyou would receive
sie bekämenthey would receive

bekomme Receive
bekommen wirLet's receive
bekommt Receive

Present ParticipleScored
bekommend receiving

Past ParticipleScored
bekommen received

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