Cantar ver conjugation in spanish

“Cantar” verb conjugation in Spanish

Here’s the conjugation of the verb “cantar” (to sing) in Spanish across different tenses:

Present Tense:

  • Yo canto (I sing)
  • Tú cantas (You sing, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella/Usted canta (He/She/You sing, formal singular)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras cantamos (We sing)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras cantáis (You all sing, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes cantan (They/You all sing)

Preterite (Past) Tense:

  • Yo canté (I sang)
  • Tú cantaste (You sang, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella/Usted cantó (He/She/You sang, formal singular)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras cantamos (We sang)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras cantasteis (You all sang, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes cantaron (They/You all sang)

Imperfect Tense:

  • Yo cantaba (I used to sing, I was singing)
  • Tú cantabas (You used to sing, You were singing, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella/Usted cantaba (He/She/You used to sing, formal singular)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras cantábamos (We used to sing, We were singing)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras cantabais (You all used to sing, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes cantaban (They/You all used to sing)

Future Tense:

  • Yo cantaré (I will sing)
  • Tú cantarás (You will sing, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella/Usted cantará (He/She/You will sing, formal singular)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras cantaremos (We will sing)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras cantaréis (You all will sing, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes cantarán (They/You all will sing)

Conditional Tense:

  • Yo cantaría (I would sing)
  • Tú cantarías (You would sing, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella/Usted cantaría (He/She/You would sing, formal singular)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras cantaríamos (We would sing)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras cantaríais (You all would sing, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes cantarían (They/You all would sing)

Present Subjunctive:

  • Yo cante (That I sing)
  • Tú cantes (That you sing, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella/Usted cante (That he/she/you sing, formal singular)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras cantemos (That we sing)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras cantéis (That you all sing, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes canten (That they/you all sing)

Imperfect Subjunctive:

  • Yo cantara/cantase (That I sang, That I would sing)
  • Tú cantaras/cantases (That you sang, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella/Usted cantara/cantase (That he/she/you sang, formal singular)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras cantáramos/cantásemos (That we sang)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras cantarais/cantaseis (That you all sang, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes cantaran/cantasen (That they/you all sang)

Imperative (Command):

  • ¡Canta! (Sing! – singular, informal)
  • ¡Cante! (Sing! – singular, formal)
  • ¡Cantemos! (Let’s sing! – used for “nosotros/nosotras”)
  • ¡Cantad! (Sing! – plural, informal – used in Spain)
  • ¡Canten! (Sing! – plural, formal)

These are the common conjugations of the verb “cantar” in Spanish. As with any language, regional variations might exist, but these conjugations should be widely understood in Spanish-speaking countries.