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How to conjugate Funcionar in Spanish

To function, to work Regular AR Verb

Introduction

Funcionar is the Spanish verb for "to function, to work". It is a regular AR verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 18 major Spanish tenses!

Similar verbs to funcionar include: resultar, trabajar.

SpanishEnglish
Infinitivefuncionarto function, to work
Past participlefuncionadofunctioned
Gerundfuncionandofunctioning
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Indicative Tenses of Funcionar

Funcionar in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of funcionar 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, "funciono", meaning "I function".

In Spanish, the Indicative Present is known as "El Presente".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YofuncionoI function
Túfuncionasyou function
Ella / Él / Ustedfuncionas/he functions, you (formal) functions
Nosotras / Nosotrosfuncionamoswe function
Vosotras / Vosotrosfuncionáisyou (plural) function
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesfuncionanthey function, you (plural formal) function
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Funcionar in the Indicative Preterite

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

In Spanish, the Indicative Preterite is known as "El Pretérito Indefinido".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YofuncionéI functioned
Túfuncionasteyou functioned
Ella / Él / Ustedfuncionós/he functioned, you (formal) functioned
Nosotras / Nosotrosfuncionamoswe functioned
Vosotras / Vosotrosfuncionasteisyou (plural) functioned
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesfuncionaronthey functioned, you (plural formal) functioned
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Funcionar in the Indicative Imperfect

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

In Spanish, the Indicative Imperfect is known as "El Pretérito Imperfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YofuncionabaI used to function
Túfuncionabasyou used to function
Ella / Él / Ustedfuncionabas/he used to function, you (formal) used to function
Nosotras / Nosotrosfuncionábamoswe used to function
Vosotras / Vosotrosfuncionabaisyou (plural) used to function
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesfuncionabanthey used to function, you (plural formal) used to function
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Funcionar in the Indicative Present Continuous

The Indicative Present Continuous of funcionar is used to talk about something that is happening continuously or right now. For example, "estoy funcionando", meaning "I am functioning".

In Spanish, the Indicative Present Continuous is known as "El Presente Progresivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy funcionandoI am functioning
Túestás funcionandoyou are functioning
Ella / Él / Ustedestá funcionandos/he is functioning, you (formal) are functioning
Nosotras / Nosotrosestamos funcionandowe are functioning
Vosotras / Vosotrosestáis funcionandoyou (plural) are functioning
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesestán funcionandothey are functioning, you (plural formal) are functioning
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Funcionar in the Indicative Informal Future

The Indicative Informal Future of funcionar is used to talk about something that will happen in the future, especially in the near future. For example, "voy a funcionar", meaning "I am going to function".

In Spanish, the Indicative Informal Future is known as "El Futuro Próximo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a funcionarI am going to function
Túvas a funcionaryou are going to function
Ella / Él / Ustedva a funcionars/he is going to function, you (formal) are going to function
Nosotras / Nosotrosvamos a funcionarwe are going to function
Vosotras / Vosotrosvais a funcionaryou (plural) are going to function
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvan a funcionarthey are going to function, you (plural formal) are going to function
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Funcionar in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of funcionar is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "funcionaré", meaning "I will function".

In Spanish, the Indicative Future is known as "El Futuro Simple".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YofuncionaréI will function
Túfuncionarásyou will function
Ella / Él / Ustedfuncionarás/he will function, you (formal) will function
Nosotras / Nosotrosfuncionaremoswe will function
Vosotras / Vosotrosfuncionaréisyou (plural) will function
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesfuncionaránthey will function, you (plural formal) will function
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Funcionar in the Indicative Conditional

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

In Spanish, the Indicative Conditional is known as "El Condicional Simple".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YofuncionaríaI would function
Túfuncionaríasyou would function
Ella / Él / Ustedfuncionarías/he would function, you (formal) would function
Nosotras / Nosotrosfuncionaríamoswe would function
Vosotras / Vosotrosfuncionaríaisyou (plural) would function
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesfuncionaríanthey would function, you (plural formal) would function
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Funcionar in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of funcionar 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 funcionado", meaning "I have functioned".

In Spanish, the Indicative Present Perfect is known as "El Pretérito Perfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe funcionadoI have functioned
Túhas funcionadoyou have functioned
Ella / Él / Ustedha funcionados/he has functioned, you (formal) have functioned
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos funcionadowe have functioned
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis funcionadoyou (plural) have functioned
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan funcionadothey have functioned, you (plural formal) have functioned
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Funcionar in the Indicative Past Perfect

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

In Spanish, the Indicative Past Perfect is known as "El Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía funcionadoI had functioned
Túhabías funcionadoyou had functioned
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía funcionados/he had functioned, you (formal) had functioned
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos funcionadowe had functioned
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais funcionadoyou (plural) had functioned
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían funcionadothey had functioned, you (plural formal) had functioned
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Funcionar in the Indicative Future Perfect

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

In Spanish, the Indicative Future Perfect is known as "El Futuro Perfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré funcionadoI will have functioned
Túhabrás funcionadoyou will have functioned
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá funcionados/he will have functioned, you (formal) will have functioned
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos funcionadowe will have functioned
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis funcionadoyou (plural) will have functioned
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán funcionadothey will have functioned, you (plural formal) will have functioned
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Funcionar in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

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

In Spanish, the Indicative Conditional Perfect is known as "El Condicional Perfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría funcionadoI would have functioned
Túhabrías funcionadoyou would have functioned
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría funcionados/he would have functioned, you (formal) would have functioned
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos funcionadowe would have functioned
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais funcionadoyou (plural) would have functioned
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían funcionadothey would have functioned, you (plural formal) would have functioned
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Subjunctive Tenses of Funcionar

Funcionar 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, "funcione", meaning "I function".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Present is known as "El Presente de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YofuncioneI function
Túfuncionesyou function
Ella / Él / Ustedfunciones/he functions, you (formal) functions
Nosotras / Nosotrosfuncionemoswe function
Vosotras / Vosotrosfuncionéisyou (plural) function
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesfuncionenthey function, you (plural formal) function
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Funcionar 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, "funcionara", meaning "I functioned".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Imperfect is known as "El Imperfecto Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YofuncionaraI functioned
Túfuncionarasyou functioned
Ella / Él / Ustedfuncionaras/he functioned, you (formal) functioned
Nosotras / Nosotrosfuncionáramoswe functioned
Vosotras / Vosotrosfuncionaraisyou (plural) functioned
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesfuncionaranthey functioned, you (plural formal) functioned
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Funcionar in the Subjunctive Future

The Subjunctive Future is used to speak about hypothetical situations, and actions/events that may happen in the future. Note that this is very rarely used in Spanish. For example, "funcionare", meaning "I will function".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Future is known as "El Futuro de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YofuncionareI will function
Túfuncionaresyou will function
Ella / Él / Ustedfuncionares/he will function, you (formal) will function
Nosotras / Nosotrosfuncionáremoswe will function
Vosotras / Vosotrosfuncionareisyou (plural) will function
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesfuncionarenthey will function, you (plural formal) will function
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Funcionar 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 funcionado", meaning "I have functioned".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Present Perfect is known as "El Pretérito Perfecto de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya funcionadoI have functioned
Túhayas funcionadoyou have functioned
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya funcionados/he has functioned, you (formal) have functioned
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos funcionadowe have functioned
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis funcionadoyou (plural) have functioned
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan funcionadothey have functioned, you (plural formal) have functioned
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Funcionar 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 funcionado", meaning "I had functioned".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Past Perfect is known as "El Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera funcionadoI had functioned
Túhubieras funcionadoyou had functioned
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera funcionados/he had functioned, you (formal) had functioned
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos funcionadowe had functioned
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais funcionadoyou (plural) had functioned
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran funcionadothey had functioned, you (plural formal) had functioned
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Funcionar in the Subjunctive Future Perfect

The Subjunctive Future Perfect is used to speak about something that will have happened if a hypothetical situations occurs in the future. Note that this is very rarely used in Spanish. For example, "hubiere funcionado", meaning "I will have functioned".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Future Perfect is known as "El Futuro Perfecto de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere funcionadoI will have functioned
Túhubieres funcionadoyou will have functioned
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere funcionados/he will have functioned, you (formal) will have functioned
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos funcionadowe will have functioned
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis funcionadoyou (plural) will have functioned
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren funcionadothey will have functioned, you (plural formal) will have functioned
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Imperative Tenses of Funcionar

Funcionar in the Imperative Affirmative

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

In Spanish, the Imperative Affirmative is known as "El Imperativo Afirmativo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
Túfunciona(to you) function!
Ella / Él / Ustedfuncione(to you formal) function!
Nosotras / Nosotrosfuncionemoslet's function!
Vosotras / Vosotrosfuncionad(to you plural) function!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesfuncionen(to you plural formal) function!
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Funcionar in the Imperative Negative

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

In Spanish, the Imperative Negative is known as "El Imperativo Negativo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
Túno funciones(to you) don't function!
Ella / Él / Ustedno funcione(to you formal) don't function!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno funcionemoslet's not function!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno funcionéis(to you plural) don't function!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno funcionen(to you plural formal) don't function!
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