What is the conjugation of tener?

Conjugating the Irregular Spanish Verb Tener (to Have)

Conjugation Translation
yo tengo I have
tú tienes You (informal) have
él/ella/ello/uno tiene He/she/one has
usted tiene You (formal) have

What is the preterite of tener?

Preterite of Tener

Subject Pronouns Tener Conjugation: Preterite Translation
yo tuve I had
tuviste you had
él/ella/usted tuvo he/she/you formal had
nosotros/nosotras tuvimos we had

What is tener in the imperfect?

The imperfect root of Tener is tenía. The imperfect tense is rarely irregular and can be easily conjugated from this form, which is the yo, and él/ella conjugation.

How do you use tener correctly?

Tener (pronounced teh-nehr, with a soft ‘r’ at the end) means ‘to have’. In its most basic form, it is used to express possession and necessity. At other times, it is used commonly in phrasing in which you’d normally use the verb ‘to be~.

How do you conjugate tener in present tense?

For example, “yo estuve” becomes “yo tuve”. That’s it! Now you have the correctly conjugated preterite of tener….Presente – Present Tense Conjugation.

yo tengo I have
nosotros/nosotras tenemos we have
vosotros/vosotras tenéis ustedes tienen you (plural) have
ellos/ellas tienen they have

What are the 5 forms of tener?

Present tense

yo tengo tenemos
tienes tenéis
él, ella, Ud. tiene tienen

How do you know what type of Tener to use?

When you have something or have to do something, you will use the verb tener. Tengo clase hoy. I have class today. Tú tienes dos hijos….Tener – To Have.

yo tengo (tayn-go) nosotros tenemos (teh-nay-mos)
él/ella/usted tiene (tee-en-ay) ellos/ellas/ustedes tienen (tee-en-en)

What form of tener goes with yo?

Conjugation of Tener

yo tengo nosotros
tienes (vosotros)
él, ella, Ud. tiene ellos, ellas Uds.