Spanish Verb Conjugation - lavar  

Spanish Verb Conjugation
Spanish Verb: lavar     
English Translation:
to wash

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Notes: Regular. Note: For to wash in the sense of to wash up[oneself] use the reflexive form,lavarse.


  inglés yo él/ella/usted nosotros/-as vosotros/-as ellos/ellas/ustedes
Present I wash, am washing lavo lavas lava lavamos laváis lavan
Present Perfect I have washed he lavado has lavado ha lavado hemos lavado habéis lavado han lavado
Imperfect I was washing, used to wash, washed lavaba lavabas lavaba lavábamos lavabais lavaban
Preterite I washed lavé lavaste lavó lavamos lavasteis lavaron
Past Perfect - Pluperfect I had washed había lavado habías lavado había lavado habíamos lavado habíais lavado habían lavado
Future I will wash lavaré lavarás lavará lavaremos lavaréis lavarán
Future Perfect I will have washed habré lavado habrás lavado habrá lavado habremos lavado habréis lavado habrán lavado
Conditional I would wash lavaría lavarías lavaría lavaríamos lavaríais lavarían
Conditional Perfect I would have washed habría lavado habrías lavado habría lavado habríamos lavado habríais lavado habrían lavado
Preterite Perfect I had washed hube lavado hubiste lavado hubo lavado hubimos lavado hubisteis lavado hubieron lavado


  inglés yo él/ella/usted nosotros/-as vosotros/-as ellos/ellas/ustedes
Present I wash, am washing lave laves lave lavemos lavéis laven
Present Perfect I have washed, washed haya lavado hayas lavado haya lavado hayamos lavado hayáis lavado hayan lavado
Imperfect I washed, was washing lavara
Past Perfect - Pluperfect I had washed hubiera lavado
hubiese lavado
hubieras lavado
hubieses lavado
hubiera lavado
hubiese lavado
hubiéramos lavado
hubierais lavado
hubieseis lavado
hubieran lavado
hubiesen lavado.
Future I will wash lavare lavares lavare laváremos lavareis lavaren
Future Perfect I will have washed hubiere lavado hubieres lavado hubiere lavado hubiéremos lavado hubiereis lavado hubieren lavado


  inglés yo él/ella/usted nosotros/-as vosotros/-as ellos/ellas/ustedes
Affirmative Imperative Wash!   lava lave   lavad laven
Negative Commands Don't wash!   no laves no lave   no lavéis no laven

Other Forms

Present Participle washing lavando
Past Participle washed lavado
This verb table is based upon the work of Professor Fred Jehle of Indiana-Purdue University. The verb tables can be found at

Translated sentences containing 'lavar'

Me lavo la cara.
I wash my face.
Sofía se lava la cara.
Sofía washes her face.
Juan lavó la ropa.
John washed the clothing.
Hay que lavar la ropa.
You should do the laundry.
Hay que lavarse los dientes.
You should brush your teeth.
Voy a lavarme las manos.
I'm going to wash my hands.
¿Puede lavar los calcetines?
Can you wash the socks?
¿Puede lavar las camisas?
Can you wash the shirts?
Yo quería que Juan me ayudara a lavar la ropa.
I wanted John to help me wash the clothes.
¿Ya lavaste este plato?
Did you already wash this plate?
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