Conjugate the German verb: übernachten (to stay overnight)

Conjugate the German verb übernachten (to stay overnight)
Conjugate the German verb übernachten (to stay overnight)

In this post, we’ll go through the German verb: übernachten (to stay overnight).

This is a regular (weak verb) and uses the auxiliary verb haben to form the present perfect. It is not a separable verb and can be used also with the preposition bei + Dativ case.

Let’s start with the main conjugated forms for the German verb übernachten:

Present Tense – PräsensCompound Past Tense (Present Perfect) –  PerfektSimple Past Tense – Präteritum
ich übernachteich habe übernachtetich übernachtete
du übernachtestdu hast übernachtet du übernachtetest
er/sie/es übernachteter/sie/es hat übernachtet er/sie/es übernachtete
wir übernachtenwir haben übernachtet wir spendeten
ihr übernachtetihr habt übernachtet ihr übernachtetet
Sie/sie übernachtenSie/sie haben übernachtet Sie/sie übernachteten
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Now, thanks to simple sentences, we try to better understand the meaning of the German verb übernachten and to memorize it.

  • Wo übernachtest du? Where will you spend the night?
  • Wo übernachtest du am Samstag? Where will you spend the night on Saturday?
  • Ich übernachte bei einem Freund. I’ll spend the night at a friend’s house.
  • Ich übernachte bei ihm. I’ll spend the night at his house.
  • Hast du bei deiner Freundin übernachtet? Did you spend the night at your girlfriend’s house?
  • Wann hast du bei ihr übernachtet? When did you spend the night at her house?

For many more examples, I recommend using the Tatoeba site. In the search field, replace the word ‘ übernachten‘ with other conjugated forms of the verb, e.g. ‘ übernachest‘, to get examples of sentences containing ‘ übernachtest‘.

In the following video, you can listen to and learn the pronunciation of the verb übernachten in its various conjugations:

Source: Youtube Chnnel “Netzverb® Deutsch”

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