Category:German class 3 strong verbs

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Verbs where the ablaut vowel was followed by a sonorant (m, n, l, r) and another consonant in Proto-Indo-European.[edit]

There are two subclasses. In modern German, the verbs of class 3b have become identical with those of class 4.

The vowel pattern is:

Form 3a, regular 3a, anom. 1 3a, anom. 2 3b, regular 3b, anom. erlöschen
Present tense -i- -i- -i- -e- -e- -ö-
Present 2nd and 3rd sg -i- -i- -i- -i- -i- -i-
Past tense -a- -a- -o- -a- -o- -o-
Past participle -u- -o- -o- -o- -o- -o-