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How to conjugate Morir in Spanish

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Introduction

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

SpanishSpanishEnglish
Infinitivemorirto die
Past participlemuertodied
Gerundmuriendodying

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Indicative Tenses of Morir

Morir in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of morir 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, "muero", meaning "I die".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YomueroI die
mueresyou die
Ella / Él / Ustedmueres/he die, you (formal) die
Nosotras / Nosotrosmorimoswe die
Vosotras / Vosotrosmorísyou (plural) die
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesmuerenthey die, you (plural formal) die
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Morir in the Indicative Preterite

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YomoríI died
moristeyou died
Ella / Él / Ustedmuriós/he died, you (formal) died
Nosotras / Nosotrosmorimoswe died
Vosotras / Vosotrosmoristeisyou (plural) died
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesmurieronthey died, you (plural formal) died
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Morir in the Indicative Imperfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YomoríaI used to die
moríasyou used to die
Ella / Él / Ustedmorías/he used to die, you (formal) used to die
Nosotras / Nosotrosmoríamoswe used to die
Vosotras / Vosotrosmoríaisyou (plural) used to die
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesmoríanthey used to die, you (plural formal) used to die
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Morir in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of morir is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "moriré", meaning "I will die".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YomoriréI will die
morirásyou will die
Ella / Él / Ustedmorirás/he will die, you (formal) will die
Nosotras / Nosotrosmoriremoswe will die
Vosotras / Vosotrosmoriréisyou (plural) will die
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesmoriránthey will die, you (plural formal) will die
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Morir in the Indicative Conditional

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YomoriríaI would die
moriríasyou would die
Ella / Él / Ustedmorirías/he would die, you (formal) would die
Nosotras / Nosotrosmoriríamoswe would die
Vosotras / Vosotrosmoriríaisyou (plural) would die
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesmoriríanthey would die, you (plural formal) would die
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Morir in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of morir 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 muerto", meaning "I have died".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe muertoI have died
has muertoyou have died
Ella / Él / Ustedha muertos/he has died, you (formal) have died
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos muertowe have died
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis muertoyou (plural) have died
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan muertothey have died, you (plural formal) have died
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Morir in the Indicative Past Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía muertoI had died
habías muertoyou had died
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía muertos/he had died, you (formal) had died
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos muertowe had died
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais muertoyou (plural) had died
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían muertothey had died, you (plural formal) had died
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Morir in the Indicative Future Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré muertoI will have died
habrás muertoyou will have died
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá muertos/he will have died, you (formal) will have died
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos muertowe will have died
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis muertoyou (plural) will have died
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán muertothey will have died, you (plural formal) will have died
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Morir in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría muertoI would have died
habrías muertoyou would have died
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría muertos/he would have died, you (formal) would have died
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos muertowe would have died
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais muertoyou (plural) would have died
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían muertothey would have died, you (plural formal) would have died
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Subjunctive Tenses of Morir

Morir 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, "muera", meaning "I die".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YomueraI die
muerasyou die
Ella / Él / Ustedmueras/he die, you (formal) die
Nosotras / Nosotrosmuramoswe die
Vosotras / Vosotrosmuráisyou (plural) die
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesmueranthey die, you (plural formal) die
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Morir 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, "muriera", meaning "I died".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YomurieraI died
murierasyou died
Ella / Él / Ustedmurieras/he died, you (formal) died
Nosotras / Nosotrosmuriéramoswe died
Vosotras / Vosotrosmurieraisyou (plural) died
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesmurieranthey died, you (plural formal) died
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Morir in the Subjunctive Future

The Subjunctive Future is used For example, "muriere", meaning "I will die".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YomuriereI will die
murieresyou will die
Ella / Él / Ustedmurieres/he will die, you (formal) will die
Nosotras / Nosotrosmuriéremoswe will die
Vosotras / Vosotrosmuriereisyou (plural) will die
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesmurierenthey will die, you (plural formal) will die
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Morir 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 muerto", meaning "I have died".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya muertoI have died
hayas muertoyou have died
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya muertos/he has died, you (formal) have died
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos muertowe have died
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis muertoyou (plural) have died
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan muertothey have died, you (plural formal) have died
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Morir 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 muerto", meaning "I had died".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera muertoI had died
hubieras muertoyou had died
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera muertos/he had died, you (formal) had died
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos muertowe had died
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais muertoyou (plural) had died
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran muertothey had died, you (plural formal) had died
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Morir in the Subjunctive Future Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere muertoI will have died
hubieres muertoyou will have died
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere muertos/he will have died, you (formal) will have died
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos muertowe will have died
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis muertoyou (plural) will have died
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren muertothey will have died, you (plural formal) will have died
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Imperative Tenses of Morir

Morir in the Imperative Affirmative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
muere(to you) die!
Ella / Él / Ustedmuera(to you formal) die!
Nosotras / Nosotrosmuramos(to we) die!
Vosotras / Vosotrosmorid(to you plural) die!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesmueran(to you plural formal) die!
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Morir in the Imperative Negative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
no mueras(to you) don't die!
Ella / Él / Ustedno muera(to you formal) don't die!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno muramos(to we) don't die!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno muráis(to you plural) don't die!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno mueran(to you plural formal) don't die!
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Example sentences and usage

  • Si no comes, te mueres. If you don't eat, you die.
  • Es solitario en la silla desde que el caballo murió. It's lonely in the saddle since the horse died.
  • Él murió a una edad avanzada. He died at a very old age.
  • ¿No sabías que murió hace dos años? Didn't you know that he passed away two years ago?
  • Sin el aire, todos los seres vivos morirían. But for air, all living things would die.
  • A causa de la hambruna, el ganado murió de hambre. Because of the famine, the cattle starved to death.
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