Contar verb spanish conjugation

“Contar” verb conjugation in Spanish

Here’s the conjugation of the Spanish verb “contar” (to tell, to count) in all tenses:

Present Indicative:

  • Yo cuento (I tell/count)
  • Tú cuentas (You tell/count, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella cuenta (He/She tells/counts)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras contamos (We tell/count)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras contáis (You all tell/count, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas cuentan (They tell/count)

Preterite (Past Simple) Indicative:

  • Yo conté (I told/counted)
  • Tú contaste (You told/counted, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella contó (He/She told/counted)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras contamos (We told/counted)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras contasteis (You all told/counted, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas contaron (They told/counted)

Imperfect Indicative:

  • Yo contaba (I used to tell/count, I was telling/counting)
  • Tú contabas (You used to tell/count, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella contaba (He/She used to tell/count)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras contábamos (We used to tell/count)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras contabais (You all used to tell/count, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas contaban (They used to tell/count)

Future Indicative:

  • Yo contaré (I will tell/count)
  • Tú contarás (You will tell/count, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella contará (He/She will tell/count)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras contaremos (We will tell/count)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras contaréis (You all will tell/count, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas contarán (They will tell/count)

Conditional:

  • Yo contaría (I would tell/count)
  • Tú contarías (You would tell/count, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella contaría (He/She would tell/count)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras contaríamos (We would tell/count)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras contaríais (You all would tell/count, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas contarían (They would tell/count)

Present Subjunctive:

  • Yo cuente (That I tell/count)
  • Tú cuentes (That you tell/count, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella cuente (That he/she tells/counts)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras contemos (That we tell/count)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras contéis (That you all tell/count, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas cuenten (That they tell/count)

Imperfect Subjunctive:

  • Yo contara (If I told/counted)
  • Tú contaras (If you told/counted, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella contara (If he/she told/counted)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras contáramos (If we told/counted)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras contarais (If you all told/counted, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas contaran (If they told/counted)

Imperative:

  • Tú cuenta (Tell/Count, informal singular)
  • Él/Ella cuente (Tell/Count, formal singular)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras contemos (Let’s tell/count)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras contad (Tell/Count, informal plural – used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas cuenten (Tell/Count, formal plural)

Please note that “contar” is a regular verb and follows the regular -ar verb conjugation patterns in Spanish.