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Different forms of sollen sollen volume_up volume_up  | should

Conjugation of German Verb "sollen"

gesollt Past Participle help
haben Auxiliary help
sollend Present Participle help

Present help

ichsoll volume_up volume_up
dusollst volume_up volume_up
ersoll volume_up volume_up
wirsollen volume_up volume_up
ihrsollt volume_up volume_up
siesollen volume_up volume_up

Simple Past

ichsollte volume_up volume_up
dusolltest volume_up volume_up
ersollte volume_up volume_up
wirsollten volume_up volume_up
ihrsolltet volume_up volume_up
siesollten volume_up volume_up

Commands

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sollst(du)
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sollenwir
sollt(ihr)
sollenSie

Conditional

ichsollte volume_up volume_up
dusolltest volume_up volume_up
ersollte volume_up volume_up
wirsollten volume_up volume_up
ihrsolltet volume_up volume_up
siesollten volume_up volume_up

Attribution

ichsolle volume_up volume_up
dusollest volume_up volume_up
ersolle volume_up volume_up
wirsollen volume_up volume_up
ihrsollet volume_up volume_up
siesollen volume_up volume_up

Definitions of German Verb "sollen"

  1. should; to be obligated ; ought; shall (auxiliary) (to do something)
    Ich soll das machen. — “I should do that.”
    Ich sollte das nicht tun. — “I should not do it.”
  2. to be recommended ; to be asked (auxiliary) (to do something) (to do something)
  3. to be intended ; to be meant (auxiliary) (to do something) (to be something)
  4. to be said ; reportedly; they say that; I hear that; so they say; rumor has it; supposedly. (auxiliary) (to do something)
    Es soll da viele Leute geben. — “They say that there are many people there.”
  5. would; indicates that the subordinate clause indicates something that would happen in the past but after the time frame of the main clause (auxiliary, in a subordinate clause in the simple past tense)
  6. should; indicates that the subordinate clause indicates a hypothetical and unlikely condition for the main clause (auxiliary, in a subordinate clause in the subjunctive)

About German Verb "sollen"

The German verb sollen is one of a handfule of important verbs known as Modal verbs. Our data on the German verb sollen 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.