English: spell

English verb 'spell' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to spell
Participle: spelt; spelled
Gerund: spelling

Indicative

Present

Ispell
youspell
he;she;itspells
wespell
youspell
theyspell

Perfect

Ihave spelt; spelled
youhave spelt; spelled
he;she;ithas spelt; spelled
wehave spelt; spelled
youhave spelt; spelled
theyhave spelt; spelled

Past

Ispelt; spelled
youspelt; spelled
he;she;itspelt; spelled
wespelt; spelled
youspelt; spelled
theyspelt; spelled

Pluperfect

Ihad spelt; spelled
youhad spelt; spelled
he;she;ithad spelt; spelled
wehad spelt; spelled
youhad spelt; spelled
theyhad spelt; spelled

Future

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

Future perfect

Iwill have spelt; spelled
youwill have spelt; spelled
he;she;itwill have spelt; spelled
wewill have spelt; spelled
youwill have spelt; spelled
theywill have spelt; spelled

Subjunctive

Present

Ispell
youspell
he;she;itspell
wespell
youspell
theyspell

Perfect

Ihave spelt; spelled
youhave spelt; spelled
he;she;ithave spelt; spelled
wehave spelt; spelled
youhave spelt; spelled
theyhave spelt; spelled

Imperfect

Ispelt; spelled
youspelt; spelled
he;she;itspelt; spelled
wespelt; spelled
youspelt; spelled
theyspelt; spelled

Pluperfect

Ihad spelt; spelled
youhad spelt; spelled
he;she;ithad spelt; spelled
wehad spelt; spelled
youhad spelt; spelled
theyhad spelt; spelled

Conditional

Present

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

Perfect

Iwould have spelt; spelled
youwould have spelt; spelled
he;she;itwould have spelt; spelled
wewould have spelt; spelled
youwould have spelt; spelled
theywould have spelt; spelled

Imperative

youspell
weLet's spell
youspell

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

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

Perfect

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

Past

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

Pluperfect

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

Future

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

Future perfect

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

Conditional

Present

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

Perfect

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

Verbs conjugated like spell

dwell, indwell, misspell, smell, spell, spill,

Additional Information

Cf. Old English leornian (learn), pennan (pen), smellan (smell), spellian (spell) and spillan (spill).

Phrasal Verbs

Etymology

"work in place of (another)," O.E. spelian "to take the place of," related to gespelia "substitute," of uncertain origin. Perhaps related to spilian "to play" (see spiel). The noun meaning "indefinite period of time" first recorded 1706.