English: die

English verb 'die' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to die
Participle: died
Gerund: dying

Indicative

Present

Idie
youdie
he;she;itdies
wedie
youdie
theydie

Perfect

Ihave died
youhave died
he;she;ithas died
wehave died
youhave died
theyhave died

Past

Idied
youdied
he;she;itdied
wedied
youdied
theydied

Pluperfect

Ihad died
youhad died
he;she;ithad died
wehad died
youhad died
theyhad died

Future

Iwill die
youwill die
he;she;itwill die
wewill die
youwill die
theywill die

Future perfect

Iwill have died
youwill have died
he;she;itwill have died
wewill have died
youwill have died
theywill have died

Subjunctive

Present

Idie
youdie
he;she;itdie
wedie
youdie
theydie

Perfect

Ihave died
youhave died
he;she;ithave died
wehave died
youhave died
theyhave died

Imperfect

Idied
youdied
he;she;itdied
wedied
youdied
theydied

Pluperfect

Ihad died
youhad died
he;she;ithad died
wehad died
youhad died
theyhad died

Conditional

Present

Iwould die
youwould die
he;she;itwould die
wewould die
youwould die
theywould die

Perfect

Iwould have died
youwould have died
he;she;itwould have died
wewould have died
youwould have died
theywould have died

Imperative

youdie
weLet's die
youdie

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

Iam dying
youare dying
he;she;itis dying
weare dying
youare dying
theyare dying

Perfect

Ihave been dying
youhave been dying
he;she;ithas been dying
wehave been dying
youhave been dying
theyhave been dying

Past

Iwas dying
youwere dying
he;she;itwas dying
wewere dying
youwere dying
theywere dying

Pluperfect

Ihad been dying
youhad been dying
he;she;ithad been dying
wehad been dying
youhad been dying
theyhad been dying

Future

Iwill be dying
youwill be dying
he;she;itwill be dying
wewill be dying
youwill be dying
theywill be dying

Future perfect

Iwill have been dying
youwill have been dying
he;she;itwill have been dying
wewill have been dying
youwill have been dying
theywill have been dying

Conditional

Present

Iwould be dying
youwould be dying
he;she;itwould be dying
wewould be dying
youwould be dying
theywould be dying

Perfect

Iwould have been dying
youwould have been dying
he;she;itwould have been dying
wewould have been dying
youwould have been dying
theywould have been dying

Additional Information

Phrasal Verbs

Etymology

c.1135, possibly from O.Dan. døja or O.N. deyja "to die, pass away," both from P.Gmc. *dawjanan, from PIE base *dheu- "to pass away, become senseless." It has been speculated that O.E. had *diegan, from the same source, but it is not in any of the surviving texts and the preferred words were steorfan (see starve), sweltan (see swelter), wesan dead, also forðgan and other euphemisms. Languages usually don't borrow words from abroad for central life experiences, but "die" words are an exception, since they are often hidden or changed euphemistically out of superstitious dread. A Du. euphemism translates as "to give the pipe to Maarten." Regularly spelled dege through 15c., and still pronounced "dee" by some in Lancashire and Scotland. Used figuratively (of sounds, etc.) from 1581. Die-hard is 1844 as a noun, specifically of the 57th Regiment of Foot in the British Army; 1877 as an adj.