Present Tense Verbs ending in -ELN

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Present Tense Verbs ending in -ELN

A number of verbs in German end in -ELN in the infinitive.

They form their present tense very slightly differently - instead of taking off the -EN, we remove the -N, with the exception of the ich form, which also drops the "e".

The endings are the same as for weak verbs:

Here is the pattern:


VERBS ENDING IN -ELN:
sammle - to collect
ich sammle
du sammelst
er sammelt
wir sammeln
ihr sammelt
sie sammeln

The following verbs are practised in this Verb Buster:


VERBS ENDING IN -ELN:
sammeln - to collect
angeln - to fish
kegeln - to bowl
basteln - to make things with your hands / do DIY
bügeln - to iron
rodeln - to toboggan
klingeln - to ring