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How to conjugate Venir in Spanish

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Introduction

Venir is the Spanish verb meaning "to come".

Similar verbs to venir include: llegar (to arrive).

SpanishSpanishEnglish
Infinitivevenirto come
Past participlevenidocome
Gerundviniendocoming

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Indicative Tenses of Venir

Venir in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of venir 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, "vengo a casa", meaning "I come home".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YovengoI come
vienesyou come
Ella / Él / Ustedvienes/he come, you (formal) come
Nosotras / Nosotrosvenimoswe come
Vosotras / Vosotrosvenísyou (plural) come
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvienenthey come, you (plural formal) come
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Venir in the Indicative Preterite

The Indicative Preterite of venir is used to talk about actions completed in the past, at a specific point in time. For example, "vine a casa", meaning "I came home".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YovineI came
vinisteyou came
Ella / Él / Ustedvinos/he came, you (formal) came
Nosotras / Nosotrosvinimoswe came
Vosotras / Vosotrosvinisteisyou (plural) came
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvinieronthey came, you (plural formal) came
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Venir in the Indicative Imperfect

The Indicative Imperfect of venir is used to describe regular and repeated actions that happened in the past and descriptions of things you used to do. For example, "venía a casa", meaning "I used to come home".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoveníaI used to come
veníasyou used to come
Ella / Él / Ustedvenías/he used to come, you (formal) used to come
Nosotras / Nosotrosveníamoswe used to come
Vosotras / Vosotrosveníaisyou (plural) used to come
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesveníanthey used to come, you (plural formal) used to come
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Venir in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of venir is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "vendré a casa", meaning "I will come home".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YovendréI will come
vendrásyou will come
Ella / Él / Ustedvendrás/he will come, you (formal) will come
Nosotras / Nosotrosvendremoswe will come
Vosotras / Vosotrosvendréisyou (plural) will come
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvendránthey will come, you (plural formal) will come
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Venir in the Indicative Conditional

The Indicative Conditional of venir is used to talk about something that may happen in the future, hypothesis and probabilities. For example, "vendría a casa", meaning "I would come home".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YovendríaI would come
vendríasyou would come
Ella / Él / Ustedvendrías/he would come, you (formal) would come
Nosotras / Nosotrosvendríamoswe would come
Vosotras / Vosotrosvendríaisyou (plural) would come
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvendríanthey would come, you (plural formal) would come
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Venir in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of venir 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 venido a casa", meaning "I have come home".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe venidoI have come
has venidoyou have come
Ella / Él / Ustedha venidos/he has come, you (formal) have come
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos venidowe have come
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis venidoyou (plural) have come
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan venidothey have come, you (plural formal) have come
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Venir in the Indicative Past Perfect

The Indicative Past Perfect of venir is used to talk about actions that happened before another action in the past. For example, "había venido a casa", meaning "I had come home".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía venidoI had come
habías venidoyou had come
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía venidos/he had come, you (formal) had come
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos venidowe had come
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais venidoyou (plural) had come
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían venidothey had come, you (plural formal) had come
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Venir in the Indicative Future Perfect

The Indicative Future Perfect of venir is used to talk about something that will have happened in the future after something else has already happened. For example, "habré venido a casa", meaning "I will have come home".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré venidoI will have come
habrás venidoyou will have come
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá venidos/he will have come, you (formal) will have come
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos venidowe will have come
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis venidoyou (plural) will have come
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán venidothey will have come, you (plural formal) will have come
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Venir in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

The Indicative Conditional Perfect of venir is used to talk about something that would have happened in the future but didn’t due to another action. For example, "habría venido a casa", meaning "I would have come home".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría venidoI would have come
habrías venidoyou would have come
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría venidos/he would have come, you (formal) would have come
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos venidowe would have come
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais venidoyou (plural) would have come
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían venidothey would have come, you (plural formal) would have come
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Subjunctive Tenses of Venir

Venir 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, "venga", meaning "I come".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YovengaI come
vengasyou come
Ella / Él / Ustedvengas/he come, you (formal) come
Nosotras / Nosotrosvengamoswe come
Vosotras / Vosotrosvengáisyou (plural) come
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvenganthey come, you (plural formal) come
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Venir 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, "viniera", meaning "I came".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YovinieraI came
vinierasyou came
Ella / Él / Ustedvinieras/he came, you (formal) came
Nosotras / Nosotrosviniéramoswe came
Vosotras / Vosotrosvinieraisyou (plural) came
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvinieranthey came, you (plural formal) came
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Venir in the Subjunctive Future

The Subjunctive Future is used For example, "viniere", meaning "I will come".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoviniereI will come
vinieresyou will come
Ella / Él / Ustedvinieres/he will come, you (formal) will come
Nosotras / Nosotrosviniéremoswe will come
Vosotras / Vosotrosviniereisyou (plural) will come
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvinierenthey will come, you (plural formal) will come
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Venir 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 venido", meaning "I have come".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya venidoI have come
hayas venidoyou have come
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya venidos/he has come, you (formal) have come
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos venidowe have come
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis venidoyou (plural) have come
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan venidothey have come, you (plural formal) have come
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Venir 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 venido", meaning "I had come".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera venidoI had come
hubieras venidoyou had come
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera venidos/he had come, you (formal) had come
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos venidowe had come
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais venidoyou (plural) had come
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran venidothey had come, you (plural formal) had come
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Venir in the Subjunctive Future Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere venidoI will have come
hubieres venidoyou will have come
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere venidos/he will have come, you (formal) will have come
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos venidowe will have come
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis venidoyou (plural) will have come
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren venidothey will have come, you (plural formal) will have come
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Imperative Tenses of Venir

Venir in the Imperative Affirmative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
ven(to you) come!
Ella / Él / Ustedvenga(to you formal) come!
Nosotras / Nosotrosvengamos(to we) come!
Vosotras / Vosotrosvenid(to you plural) come!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvengan(to you plural formal) come!
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Venir in the Imperative Negative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
no vengas(to you) don't come!
Ella / Él / Ustedno venga(to you formal) don't come!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno vengamos(to we) don't come!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno vengáis(to you plural) don't come!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno vengan(to you plural formal) don't come!
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Example sentences and usage

  • No sabía de dónde venía eso. I didn't know where it came from.
  • ¡Date prisa, que viene el autobús! Hurry up! Here comes the bus.
  • ¿Y si dieras un discurso y nadie viniera? What if you gave a speech and nobody came?
  • ¿Por qué no venís con nosotros? Why aren't you coming with us?
  • Quiero saber quién viene con nosotros. I want to know who is coming with us.
  • ¿Tú no viniste a la escuela ayer, o sí? You didn't come to school yesterday, did you?
  • Ahora vendrás con nosotros. You're coming with us now.
  • ¿Cuándo viniste a Japón? When did you come to Japan?
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