Icelandic Verbs Be, Have, Become

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Conjugations of the Icelandic Verbs Be, Have and Become


To be – Vera (this governs the nominative)

Ég er

Þú ert

Hann, Hún, Það er

Við erum

Þið eruð

Þeir, Þær, Þeim eru

There are three verbs for to have in Icelandic. The majority require the verb vera in its correct form followed by með and the object in the accusative, although there are two common alternatives:

To own – Eiga (this governs the accusative)

Ég á

Þú átt

Hann á

Við eigum

Þið eigið

Þeir eiga

To have – Hafa (this verb governs the accusative)

Ég hef

Þú hefur

Hún hefur

Við höfum

Þið hafið

Þær hafa

To become – Verða (this verb governs the nominative)

Ég verð

Þú verður

Það verður

Við verðum

Þið verðið

Þau verða


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