071 Spanish Irregular Subjunctive Mood


Many verbs are considered irregular in the present subjunctive mood. However, only six verbs (marked in grey below) do not follow the pattern described above when starting with the yo conjugation of the indicative. Nevertheless, these verbs are still somewhat easy to remember even if they don’t follow the pattern because the imperative form will help you determine the stem to use for the subjunctive conjugation.

dar – to give


des

demos
deis
den

 

haber – to have

haya
hayas
haya

hayamos
hayáis
hayan

 

poder – to be able to

pueda
puedas
pueda

podamos
podáis
puedan

 

saber – to know

sepa
sepas
sepa

sepamos
sepáis
sepan

 

tener – to have

tenga
tengas
tenga

tengamos
tengáis
tengan

 

decir – to say/tell

diga
digas
diga

digamos
digáis
digan

 

hacer – to do/make

haga
hagas
haga

hagamos
hagáis
hagan

 

poner – to put/place

ponga
pongas
ponga

pongamos
pongáis
pongan

 

salir – to go out

salga
salgas
salga

salgamos
salgáis
salgan

 

traer – to bring

traiga
traigas
traiga

traigamos
traigáis
traigan

 

estar – to be

esté
estés
esté

estemos
estéis
estén

 

ir – to go

vaya
vayas
vaya                                           

vayamos
vayáis
vayan

 

querer – to want

quiera
quieras
quiera

queramos
queráis
quieran

 

ser – to be

sea
seas
sea

seamos
seáis
sean

 

venir – to come

venga
vengas
venga

vengamos
vengáis
vengan

 

Many verbs are irregular in the past subjunctive as well:

dar – to give

diera
dieras
diera

diéramos
dierais
dieran

 

haber – to have

hubiera
hubieras
hubiera

hubiéramos
hubierais
hubieran

 

poder – to be able to

pudiera
pudieras
pudiera

pudiéramos
pudierais
pudieran

 

saber – to know

supiera
supieras
supiera

supiéramos
supierais
supieran

 

traer – to bring

trajera
trajeras
trajera

trajéramos
trajerais
trajeran

 

decir – to say/tell                                      

dijera
dijeras
dijera           

dijéramos
dijerais
dijeran                                                    

 

hacer – to do/make                                   

hiciera
hicieras
hiciera          

hiciéramos
hicierais
hicieran                                                  

 

poner – to put/place                                 

pusiera
pusieras
pusiera         

pusiéramos
pusierais
pusieran                                                 

 

ser – to be                                                 

fuera
fueras
fuera            

fuéramos
fuerais
fueran                                                     

 

venir – to come                                         

viniera
vinieras
viniera         

viniéramos
vinierais
vinieran                                                    

 

 

estar – to be

estuviera
estuvieras
estuviera

estuviéramos
estuvierais
estuvieran

 

ir – to go

fuera
fueras
fuera

fuéramos
fuerais
fueran

 

querer – to want

quisiera
quisieras
quisiera

quisiéramos
quisierais
quisieran

 

tener – to have

tuviera
tuvieras
tuviera

tuviéramos
tuvierais
tuvieran

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