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B1 - Conjugated Verbs

A conjugated verb in all languages has a similar pattern. The verb is changed to indicate tense, or person, or mood or voice, etc. Do a Web search on "What is a cojugated verb?" if you need a better explanation.

Good news -- in Afrikaans only two verbs change form from one tense to the other, but they do not change to indicate person (i.e. with pronouns they remain the same). So, it is a minimal conjugation, whereas German, Dutch and English indicate person as well.

Hy is 'n eier.
Hy is 'n eier.
Sy het 'n eier.
Sy het 'n eier.

TO BE TO HAVE
PRESENT is
Ek is, jy is, hy is, sy is, etc.
het
Ek het, jy het, hy het, ...
PAST was / was gewees
Ek was, jy was, hy was, sy was, etc.
het gehad
Ek het gehad, jy het gehad, hy het gehad, ...
FUTURE sal wees
Ek sal wees, jy sal wees, hy sal wees, sy sal wees, ...
sal hê
Ek sal hê, jy sal hê, hy sal hê, etc.
INFINITIVE
om te wees
om te hê

What now?

Learn to use ... 
• B1a.
"TO BE" - OM TE WEES
- in tenses
- with questions
- with negation
- with modal helping verbs
• B1b.
"TO HAVE" - OM TE HÊ
- in tenses
- with questions
- with negation
- and with modal helping verbs