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Different forms of dürfen dürfen volume_up volume_up  | be allowed

Conjugation of German Verb "dürfen"

gedurft Past Participle help
haben Auxiliary help
dürfend Present Participle help

Present help

ichdarf volume_up volume_up
dudarfst volume_up volume_up
erdarf volume_up volume_up
wirdürfen volume_up volume_up
ihrdürft volume_up volume_up
siedürfen volume_up volume_up

Simple Past

ichdurfte volume_up volume_up
dudurftest volume_up volume_up
erdurfte volume_up volume_up
wirdurften volume_up volume_up
ihrdurftet volume_up volume_up
siedurften volume_up volume_up

Commands

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darfst(du)
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dürfenwir
dürft(ihr)
dürfenSie

Conditional

ichdürfte volume_up volume_up
dudürftest volume_up volume_up
erdürfte volume_up volume_up
wirdürften volume_up volume_up
ihrdürftet volume_up volume_up
siedürften volume_up volume_up

Attribution

ichdürfe volume_up volume_up
dudürfest volume_up volume_up
erdürfe volume_up volume_up
wirdürfen volume_up volume_up
ihrdürfet volume_up volume_up
siedürfen volume_up volume_up

Definitions of German Verb "dürfen"

  1. To be allowed ; to be permitted ; may. (auxiliary, infinitive replaces past participle) (to do something) (to do something)
    Darf ich gehen? — “May I go?”
    Ich habe gehen dürfen. — “I was allowed to go.”
  2. To be allowed or permitted to do something implied or previously stated; may. (intransitive or transitive, past participle as above)
    Ja, du darfst. — “Yes, you may.”
    Ich habe es gedurft. — “I was allowed [to do] it.”
  3. Expresses that something is estimated or probable. (subjunctive present, modal auxiliary verb)

About German Verb "dürfen"

The German verb dürfen is one of a handfule of important verbs known as Modal verbs. Our data on the German verb dürfen comes from many different sources and is verified through secondary sources like Duden. The different colors in our verb conjugation chart represent certain morphological transformations. These verb cojugations are derived algorithmically.