The verbs sein and haben in the konjunktiv ii

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The verbs sein and haben in the Konjunktiv II

Reminder: The Konjunktiv II (subjunctive II) is used to express things like imagined wishes and conditions, as well as politeness, advice or suggestions.

Sigi wäre so gern am Strand.

Sigi would really like to be at the beach.

This is how the verbs sein (to be) and haben (to have) are conjugated in the subjunctive II:

sein

ich wäre
du wärest
er/sie/es wäre
wir wären
ihr wäret
sie/Sie wären

haben

ich hätte
du hättest
er/sie/es hätte
wir hätten
ihr hättet
sie/Sie hätten

Wenn wir ein Auto hätten, wären wir viel spontaner.

If we had a car we would be much more spontaneous.

Wenn ich ein Tier wäre, wäre ich eine Katze.

If I were an animal I would be a cat.

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