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sein - to be (zine)
|I am||ich bin||ikh bin||I was||ich war||ikh var|
|you are (familiar)||du bist||doo bihst||you were (familiar)||du warst||doo varst|
|he/she/it is||er/sie/es ist||air/zee/ess isst||he/she/it was||er/sie/es war||air/zee/es var|
|we are||wir sind||veer zint||we were||wir waren||veer vah-ren|
|you (plural) are||ihr seid||eer zide||you (plural) were||ihr wart||eer vart|
|they/you (formal) are||sie/Sie sind||zee zint||they/you (formal) were||sie/Sie waren||zee vah-ren|
haben - to have (hah-ben
|I have||ich habe||hah-buh||I had||ich hatte||hah-tuh|
|you have||du hast||hahst||you had||du hattest||hah-test|
|he/she/it has||er/sie/es hat||haht||he/she/it had||er/sie/es hatte||hah-tuh|
|we have||wir haben||hah-ben||we had||wir hatten||hah-ten|
|you have||ihr habt||hahbt||you had||ihr hattet||hah-tet|
|they/you have||sie/Sie haben||hah-ben||they/you had||sie/Sie hatten||hah-ten|
werden - to become (vair-den)
|I become||ich werde||vair-duh||I became||ich wurde||voor-duh|
|you become||du wirst||veerst||you became||du wurdest||voor-dest|
|he/she/it becomes||er/sie/es wird||veert||he/she/it became||er/sie/es wurde||voor-duh|
|we become||wir werden||vair-den||we became||wir wurden||voor-den|
|you become||ihr werdet||vair-det||you became||ihr wurdet||voor-det|
|they/you become||sie/Sie werden||vair-den||they/you became||sie/Sie wurden||voor-den|
Haben is frequently used in expressions that would normally take to
be in English.
Ich habe Hunger. = I am hungry.
Ich hatte Durst. = I was thirsty.
Ich habe Langeweile. = I am bored.
Ich hatte Heimweh. = I was homesick.
Ich habe Angst. = I am afraid.
In everyday speech, the final -e on the ich conjugations can be dropped: ich hab' or hab' ich
The verb werden is also used in the future tense to mean will.
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