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How to conjugate Convertir in Spanish

To convert Irregular

Introduction

Convertir is the Spanish verb for to convert. It is an irregular verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 16 major Spanish tenses!

SpanishSpanishEnglish
Infinitiveconvertirto convert
Past participleconvertidoconverted
Gerundconvirtiendoconverting

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Indicative Tenses of Convertir

Convertir in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of convertir is used to talk about situations, events or thoughts that are happening now or in the near future. It is also used to talk about facts and truths. For example, "convierto", meaning "I convert".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconviertoI convert
conviertesyou convert
Ella / Él / Ustedconviertes/he convert, you (formal) convert
Nosotras / Nosotrosconvertimoswe convert
Vosotras / Vosotrosconvertísyou (plural) convert
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconviertenthey convert, you (plural formal) convert
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Convertir in the Indicative Preterite

The Indicative Preterite of convertir is used to talk about actions completed in the past, at a specific point in time. For example, "convertí", meaning "I converted".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconvertíI converted
convertisteyou converted
Ella / Él / Ustedconvirtiós/he converted, you (formal) converted
Nosotras / Nosotrosconvertimoswe converted
Vosotras / Vosotrosconvertisteisyou (plural) converted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconvirtieronthey converted, you (plural formal) converted
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Convertir in the Indicative Imperfect

The Indicative Imperfect of convertir is used to describe regular and repeated actions that happened in the past and descriptions of things you used to do. For example, "convertía", meaning "I used to convert".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconvertíaI used to convert
convertíasyou used to convert
Ella / Él / Ustedconvertías/he used to convert, you (formal) used to convert
Nosotras / Nosotrosconvertíamoswe used to convert
Vosotras / Vosotrosconvertíaisyou (plural) used to convert
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconvertíanthey used to convert, you (plural formal) used to convert
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Convertir in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of convertir is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "convertiré", meaning "I will convert".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconvertiréI will convert
convertirásyou will convert
Ella / Él / Ustedconvertirás/he will convert, you (formal) will convert
Nosotras / Nosotrosconvertiremoswe will convert
Vosotras / Vosotrosconvertiréisyou (plural) will convert
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconvertiránthey will convert, you (plural formal) will convert
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Convertir in the Indicative Conditional

The Indicative Conditional of convertir is used to talk about something that may happen in the future, hypothesis and probabilities. For example, "convertiría", meaning "I would convert".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconvertiríaI would convert
convertiríasyou would convert
Ella / Él / Ustedconvertirías/he would convert, you (formal) would convert
Nosotras / Nosotrosconvertiríamoswe would convert
Vosotras / Vosotrosconvertiríaisyou (plural) would convert
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconvertiríanthey would convert, you (plural formal) would convert
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Convertir in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of convertir is used to describe actions that started recently (in the past) and are still happening now or things that have been done recently. For example, "he convertido", meaning "I have converted".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe convertidoI have converted
has convertidoyou have converted
Ella / Él / Ustedha convertidos/he has converted, you (formal) have converted
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos convertidowe have converted
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis convertidoyou (plural) have converted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan convertidothey have converted, you (plural formal) have converted
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Convertir in the Indicative Past Perfect

The Indicative Past Perfect of convertir is used to talk about actions that happened before another action in the past. For example, "había convertido", meaning "I had converted".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía convertidoI had converted
habías convertidoyou had converted
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía convertidos/he had converted, you (formal) had converted
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos convertidowe had converted
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais convertidoyou (plural) had converted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían convertidothey had converted, you (plural formal) had converted
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Convertir in the Indicative Future Perfect

The Indicative Future Perfect of convertir is used to talk about something that will have happened in the future after something else has already happened. For example, "habré convertido", meaning "I will have converted".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré convertidoI will have converted
habrás convertidoyou will have converted
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá convertidos/he will have converted, you (formal) will have converted
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos convertidowe will have converted
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis convertidoyou (plural) will have converted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán convertidothey will have converted, you (plural formal) will have converted
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Convertir in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

The Indicative Conditional Perfect of convertir is used to talk about something that would have happened in the future but didn’t due to another action. For example, "habría convertido", meaning "I would have converted".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría convertidoI would have converted
habrías convertidoyou would have converted
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría convertidos/he would have converted, you (formal) would have converted
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos convertidowe would have converted
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais convertidoyou (plural) would have converted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían convertidothey would have converted, you (plural formal) would have converted
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Subjunctive Tenses of Convertir

Convertir in the Subjunctive Present

The Subjunctive Present is used to talk about situations of uncertainty, or emotions such as wishes, desires and hopes. It differs from the indicative mood due to the uncertainty of the events which are being spoken about. For example, "convierta", meaning "I convert".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconviertaI convert
conviertasyou convert
Ella / Él / Ustedconviertas/he convert, you (formal) convert
Nosotras / Nosotrosconvirtamoswe convert
Vosotras / Vosotrosconvirtáisyou (plural) convert
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconviertanthey convert, you (plural formal) convert
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Convertir in the Subjunctive Imperfect

The Subjunctive Imperfect is used to speak about unlikely or uncertain events in the past or to cast an opinion (emotional) about something that happened in the past. For example, "convirtiera", meaning "I converted".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconvirtieraI converted
convirtierasyou converted
Ella / Él / Ustedconvirtieras/he converted, you (formal) converted
Nosotras / Nosotrosconvirtiéramoswe converted
Vosotras / Vosotrosconvirtieraisyou (plural) converted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconvirtieranthey converted, you (plural formal) converted
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Convertir in the Subjunctive Future

The Subjunctive Future is used For example, "convirtiere", meaning "I will convert".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconvirtiereI will convert
convirtieresyou will convert
Ella / Él / Ustedconvirtieres/he will convert, you (formal) will convert
Nosotras / Nosotrosconvirtiéremoswe will convert
Vosotras / Vosotrosconvirtiereisyou (plural) will convert
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconvirtierenthey will convert, you (plural formal) will convert
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Convertir in the Subjunctive Present Perfect

The Subjunctive Present Perfect is used to describe past actions or events that are still connected to the present day and to speak about an action that will have happened by a certain time in the future. For example, "haya convertido", meaning "I have converted".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya convertidoI have converted
hayas convertidoyou have converted
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya convertidos/he has converted, you (formal) have converted
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos convertidowe have converted
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis convertidoyou (plural) have converted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan convertidothey have converted, you (plural formal) have converted
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Convertir in the Subjunctive Past Perfect

The Subjunctive Past Perfect is used to speak about hypothetical situations, and actions/events that occurred before other actions/events in the past. For example, "hubiera convertido", meaning "I had converted".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera convertidoI had converted
hubieras convertidoyou had converted
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera convertidos/he had converted, you (formal) had converted
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos convertidowe had converted
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais convertidoyou (plural) had converted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran convertidothey had converted, you (plural formal) had converted
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Convertir in the Subjunctive Future Perfect

The Subjunctive Future Perfect is used For example, "hubiere convertido", meaning "I will have converted".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere convertidoI will have converted
hubieres convertidoyou will have converted
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere convertidos/he will have converted, you (formal) will have converted
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos convertidowe will have converted
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis convertidoyou (plural) will have converted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren convertidothey will have converted, you (plural formal) will have converted
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Imperative Tenses of Convertir

Convertir in the Imperative Affirmative

The Imperative Affirmative is used to give orders and commands, to tell someone to do something. For example, "convierta", meaning "(to you formal) convert!".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
convierte(to you) convert!
Ella / Él / Ustedconvierta(to you formal) convert!
Nosotras / Nosotrosconvirtamos(to we) convert!
Vosotras / Vosotrosconvertid(to you plural) convert!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconviertan(to you plural formal) convert!
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Convertir in the Imperative Negative

The Imperative Negative is used to give orders and commands, telling someone not to do something. For example, "no convierta", meaning "(to you formal) don't convert!".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
no conviertas(to you) don't convert!
Ella / Él / Ustedno convierta(to you formal) don't convert!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno convirtamos(to we) don't convert!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno convirtáis(to you plural) don't convert!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno conviertan(to you plural formal) don't convert!
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Example sentences and usage

  • Las bajas temperaturas convirtieron el agua en hielo. Low temperatures turn water into ice.
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