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Different forms of gelten gelten volume_up volume_up  | be valid

Conjugation of German Verb "gelten"

gegolten Past Participle help
haben Auxiliary help
geltend Present Participle help

Present help

ichgelte volume_up volume_up
dugiltst volume_up volume_up
ergilt volume_up volume_up
wirgelten volume_up volume_up
ihrgeltet volume_up volume_up
siegelten volume_up volume_up

Simple Past

ichgalt volume_up volume_up
dugaltst volume_up volume_up
ergalt volume_up volume_up
wirgalten volume_up volume_up
ihrgaltet volume_up volume_up
siegalten volume_up volume_up

Commands

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gelte(du)
--
geltenwir
geltet(ihr)
geltenSie

Conditional

ichgälte volume_up volume_up
dugältest volume_up volume_up
ergälte volume_up volume_up
wirgälten volume_up volume_up
ihrgältet volume_up volume_up
siegälten volume_up volume_up

Attribution

ichgelte volume_up volume_up
dugeltest volume_up volume_up
ergelte volume_up volume_up
wirgelten volume_up volume_up
ihrgeltet volume_up volume_up
siegelten volume_up volume_up

Definitions of German Verb "gelten"

  1. to be valid; to count; to hold true (intransitive)
  2. to be effective; to be in force (intransitive)
  3. to be worth (transitive)
  4. to be meant for (intransitive, with a dative case personal object)
  5. to be regarded ; to pass (intransitive, with “als” or “für”) (as something) (for something)
  6. to be necessary (impersonal)
  7. to pass; to go; (intransitive, with “lassen”) (Often translated with lassen as a unit into allow, endure, permit, accept, etc.)
    Das will ich ausnahmsweise mal gelten lassen. — “I will let that pass [allow, concede, endure, permit, accept that] as an exception.”

About German Verb "gelten"

The German verb gelten is one of the most commonly used German verbs. According to our analysis of 100,000+ German news articles, gelten is the 23rd most used verb. Our data on the German verb gelten comes from Wiktionary 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.