Past Perfect Subjunctive - Irregular Verbs  

Irregular Verbs

The past perfect of the subjunctive mood is formed using the formula below:

past subjunctive conjugation of haber + the past participle = past perfect subjunctive

The past subjunctive conjugation of haber is shown below and to the right. There are two distinct forms.

haber (full conjugation)

yo hubiera
él/ella/Ud. hubiera
nosotros (as) hubiéramos
vosotros (as) hubierais
ellos/ellas/ Uds. hubieran


yo hubiese
él/ella/Ud. hubiese
nosotros (as) hubiésemos
vosotros (as) hubieseis
ellos/ellas/ Uds. hubiesen

The past participle is formed by adding the suffix -ado to -ar verbs and -ido to -er and -ir verbs.

Example: the past participle of ir (to go) is ido. The tables below shows the conjugation of hablar in the past perfect subjunctive:

ir (example sentences) (full conjugation)

yo hubiera ido (I had gone)
hubieras ido (you had gone)
él/ella/Ud. hubiera ido (he/she/you had gone)
nosotros (as) hubiéramos ido (we had gone)
vosotros (as) hubierais ido (you guys had gone)
ellos/ellas/ Uds. hubieran ido (you all/they had gone)


yo hubiese ido (I had gone
hubieses ido (he/she/you had gone)
él/ella/Ud. hubiese ido (he/she/you had gone
nosotros (as) hubiésemos ido (we had gone)
vosotros (as) hubieseis ido (you guys had gone
ellos/ellas/ Uds. hubiesen ido (you all/they had gone)
Past Subjunctive
yo hubiera hubiese
hubieras hubieses
Ud hubiera hubiese
nos hubiéramos hubiésemos
vos hubierais hubieseis
Uds hubieran hubiesen

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