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How to conjugate Partir in Spanish

To split, to depart

Introduction

Partir is the Spanish verb for to split, to depart. It is a regular IR verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 16 major Spanish tenses!

SpanishSpanishEnglish
Infinitivepartirto split, to depart
Past participlepartidosplit
Gerundpartiendosplitting

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Indicative Tenses of Partir

Partir in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of partir 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, "parto", meaning "I split".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopartoI split
partesyou split
Ella / Él / Ustedpartes/he split, you (formal) split
Nosotras / Nosotrospartimoswe split
Vosotras / Vosotrospartísyou (plural) split
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespartenthey split, you (plural formal) split
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Partir in the Indicative Preterite

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopartíI split
partisteyou split
Ella / Él / Ustedpartiós/he split, you (formal) split
Nosotras / Nosotrospartimoswe split
Vosotras / Vosotrospartisteisyou (plural) split
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespartieronthey split, you (plural formal) split
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Partir in the Indicative Imperfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopartíaI used to split
partíasyou used to split
Ella / Él / Ustedpartías/he used to split, you (formal) used to split
Nosotras / Nosotrospartíamoswe used to split
Vosotras / Vosotrospartíaisyou (plural) used to split
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespartíanthey used to split, you (plural formal) used to split
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Partir in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of partir is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "partiré", meaning "I will split".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopartiréI will split
partirásyou will split
Ella / Él / Ustedpartirás/he will split, you (formal) will split
Nosotras / Nosotrospartiremoswe will split
Vosotras / Vosotrospartiréisyou (plural) will split
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespartiránthey will split, you (plural formal) will split
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Partir in the Indicative Conditional

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopartiríaI would split
partiríasyou would split
Ella / Él / Ustedpartirías/he would split, you (formal) would split
Nosotras / Nosotrospartiríamoswe would split
Vosotras / Vosotrospartiríaisyou (plural) would split
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespartiríanthey would split, you (plural formal) would split
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Partir in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of partir 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 partido", meaning "I have split".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe partidoI have split
has partidoyou have split
Ella / Él / Ustedha partidos/he has split, you (formal) have split
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos partidowe have split
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis partidoyou (plural) have split
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan partidothey have split, you (plural formal) have split
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Partir in the Indicative Past Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía partidoI had split
habías partidoyou had split
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía partidos/he had split, you (formal) had split
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos partidowe had split
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais partidoyou (plural) had split
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían partidothey had split, you (plural formal) had split
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Partir in the Indicative Future Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré partidoI will have split
habrás partidoyou will have split
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá partidos/he will have split, you (formal) will have split
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos partidowe will have split
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis partidoyou (plural) will have split
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán partidothey will have split, you (plural formal) will have split
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Partir in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría partidoI would have split
habrías partidoyou would have split
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría partidos/he would have split, you (formal) would have split
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos partidowe would have split
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais partidoyou (plural) would have split
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían partidothey would have split, you (plural formal) would have split
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Subjunctive Tenses of Partir

Partir 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, "parta", meaning "I split".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopartaI split
partasyou split
Ella / Él / Ustedpartas/he split, you (formal) split
Nosotras / Nosotrospartamoswe split
Vosotras / Vosotrospartáisyou (plural) split
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespartanthey split, you (plural formal) split
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Partir 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, "partiera", meaning "I split".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopartieraI split
partierasyou split
Ella / Él / Ustedpartieras/he split, you (formal) split
Nosotras / Nosotrospartiéramoswe split
Vosotras / Vosotrospartieraisyou (plural) split
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespartieranthey split, you (plural formal) split
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Partir in the Subjunctive Future

The Subjunctive Future is used For example, "partiere", meaning "I will split".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopartiereI will split
partieresyou will split
Ella / Él / Ustedpartieres/he will split, you (formal) will split
Nosotras / Nosotrospartiéremoswe will split
Vosotras / Vosotrospartiereisyou (plural) will split
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespartierenthey will split, you (plural formal) will split
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Partir 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 partido", meaning "I have split".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya partidoI have split
hayas partidoyou have split
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya partidos/he has split, you (formal) have split
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos partidowe have split
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis partidoyou (plural) have split
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan partidothey have split, you (plural formal) have split
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Partir 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 partido", meaning "I had split".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera partidoI had split
hubieras partidoyou had split
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera partidos/he had split, you (formal) had split
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos partidowe had split
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais partidoyou (plural) had split
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran partidothey had split, you (plural formal) had split
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Partir in the Subjunctive Future Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere partidoI will have split
hubieres partidoyou will have split
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere partidos/he will have split, you (formal) will have split
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos partidowe will have split
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis partidoyou (plural) will have split
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren partidothey will have split, you (plural formal) will have split
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Imperative Tenses of Partir

Partir in the Imperative Affirmative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
parte(to you) split!
Ella / Él / Ustedparta(to you formal) split!
Nosotras / Nosotrospartamos(to we) split!
Vosotras / Vosotrospartid(to you plural) split!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespartan(to you plural formal) split!
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Partir in the Imperative Negative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
no partas(to you) don't split!
Ella / Él / Ustedno parta(to you formal) don't split!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno partamos(to we) don't split!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno partáis(to you plural) don't split!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno partan(to you plural formal) don't split!
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Example sentences and usage

  • La educación parte en casa. Education starts at home.
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