Dormirse Conjugation In Spanish Language

Dormirse Conjugation In Spanish Language

Spanish verbs can be conjugated in several different ways in order to support each of the verb groups. It is important, therefore, that when studying Spanish, you have an understanding of which verb family a Spanish verb belongs to in order to be able to master Spanish verbs such as sleep (to sleep):

  • ‘Regular’: Follows regular rules for conjugating verbs ending in -er, -ar, and -ir
  • A stem that, depending on precisely how it is used, morphs and becomes different kinds of material
  • A letter(s) is spelled with a variable consonant, incorporating vowel-vocal correspondence in some forms to comply with pronunciation rules
  • The verb reflexive means to reflect back the action back to the subject of that action
dormirse preterite conjugation
dormirse preterite conjugation

How To Conjugate The Present Tense

We can now see the shift from our present tense o-to-ue stem-change for the indicative form of sleep (dohr-meer), with the exception of us and you.

I think you will be surprised to discover that there are many more irregular verbs in Spanish than reading, coming, wanting, and being, which can be confusing for those who are just learning it.

So with that said first let’s have a look at the present tense conjugation:

The Present Tense of Dormir Conugation in Spanish

ConjugationTranslation
yo duermoI sleep
tú duermesYou (informal) sleep
él/ella/ello/uno duermeHe/she/one sleeps
usted duermeYou (formal) sleep
nosotros dormimosWe sleep
vosotros dormísYou all (informal) sleep
ellos/ellas duermenThey sleep
ustedes duermenYou all (formal) sleep
  • ¿Cómo dormiste anoche? (How was your sleep last night?)
  • dormí bien anoche (my sleep was good last night)

Preterit tense conjugation in spanish

As the stem undergoes a change from singular to plural during preterit, the unit’s singularity is defined by the stem’s change from singular to plural.

When the stem changes again to its singularity during the tertiary, it represents both singular and plural units.

Apart from the two main types of sleep, there are a number of complementary types that are also associated with each other and can also be viewed as complementary. It is therefore crucial you end up taking these complementary types of sleep into account as well.

The Preterit Tense Of Dormir In Spanish

ConjugationTranslation
yo dormíI slept
tú dormisteYou (informal) slept
él/ella/ello/uno durmióHe/she/one slept
usted durmióYou (formal) slept
nosotros dormimosWe slept
vosotros dormisteisYou all (informal) slept
ellos/ellas durmieronThey slept
ustedes durmieronYou all (formal) slept
  • Mi hermano durmio. (my brother slept.)
  • Maria y Stephenie durmieron en la casa anoche. (Maria and Stephanie slept in the house last night.)

Imperfect Tense Dormirse Conjugation

The stem shift between the imperfect and the future forms will not affect you in this tensed, because sleep conjugates normally in this tensed, because there is no stem shift between the imperfect and the future forms.

Would you please take a moment to look at the following tables and examples so you will have a better understanding of what I am trying to communicate?

The Imperfect Tense of Dormir

ConjugationTranslation
yo dormíaI used to sleep
tú dormíasYou (informal) used to sleep
él/ella/ello/uno dormíaHe/she/one used to sleep
usted dormíaYou (formal) used to sleep
nosotros dormíamosWe used to sleep
vosotros dormíaisYou all (informal) used to sleep
ellos/ellas dormíanThey used to sleep
ustedes dormíanYou all (formal) used to sleep
  • Mi padre solía dormir tarde por la noche. (My father used to sleep late at night)
  • ¿solías dormir durante tus estudios? (Did you used to sleep during your studies?)

Future Tense Conjugation In Spanish Language

The Future Tense of Dormir

ConjugationTranslation
yo dormiréI will sleep
tú dormirásYou (informal) will sleep
él/ella/ello/uno dormiráHe/she/one will sleep
usted dormiráYou (formal) will sleep
nosotros dormiramosWe will sleep
vosotros dormiréisYou all (informal) will sleep
ellos/ellas dormiránThey will sleep
ustedes dormiránYou all (formal) will sleep
  • ¿dormirás cerca de mi cama? (will you sleep near my bed?)
  • no, dormiré allí. (No, I will sleep over there.)

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