Spanish Verb Conjugation - criar  

Spanish Verb Conjugation
Spanish Verb: criar     
English Translation:
to breed, to bring up





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Notes: (i) changes to (í) for some forms of the verb. The meaning varies with context: criar means to raise (children, animals, plants); to nurse (babies); to tend, cultivate (plants); to bring up, rear, educate (children).

Indicative

  yo él/ella/usted nosotros/-as vosotros/-as ellos/ellas/ustedes
Present crío crías cría criamos criáis crían
Present Perfect he criado has criado ha criado hemos criado habéis criado han criado
Imperfect criaba criabas criaba criábamos criabais criaban
Preterite crié criaste crió criamos criasteis criaron
Past Perfect - Pluperfect había criado habías criado había criado habíamos criado habíais criado habían criado
Past Perfect Simple hube criado hubiste criado hubo criado hubimos criado hubisteis criado hubieron criado
Future criaré criarás criará criaremos criaréis criarán
Future Perfect habré criado habrás criado habrá criado habremos criado habréis criado habran criado
Conditional criaría criarías criaría criaríamos criaríais criarían
Conditional Perfect habría criado habrías criado habría criado habríamos criado habríais criado habrían criado

Subjunctive

  yo él/ella/usted nosotros/-as vosotros/-as ellos/ellas/ustedes
Present críe críes críe criemos criéis críen
Present Perfect haya criado hayas criado haya criado hayamos criado hayáis criado hayan criado
Imperfect criara
OR
criase
criaras
OR
criases
criara
OR
criase
criáramos
OR
criásemos
criarais
OR
criaseis
criaran
OR
criasen
Past Perfect - Pluperfect hubiera criado
OR
hubiese criado
hubieras criado
OR
hubieses criado
hubiera criado
OR
hubiese criado
hubiéramos criado
OR
hubiésemos criado
hubierais criado
OR
hubieseis criado
hubieran criado
OR
hubiesen criado

Imperative

  yo él/ella/usted nosotros/-as vosotros/-as ellos/ellas/ustedes
Affirmative Imperative   cría! críe! criemos! criad! críen!
Negative Commands   no críes! no críe! no criemos! no criéis! no críen!

Other Forms

Infinitive criar
Past Participle criado
Present Participle criando



Translated sentences containing 'criar'

Se cría la cochinilla de la que se extrae un colorante.
The woodlouse is raised from which they extract a colorant.
Madrid, la cuidad donde me crié.
Madrid, the city where I grew up.
No quería que se criarán sin un padre.
I did not want them to grow up without a father.
Algunas plantas deben ser fumigadas para evitar que críen bichos.
Some plants must be sprayed to avoid bugs.
Ellos crían ganado para obtener carne y leche.
They raise cattle to obtain meat and milk.
Piedra movediza no cría moho.
A rolling stone grows no moss. (A rolling stone gathers no moss).
¿Estaba criando ella diez niños huérfanos?
Was she raising ten orphan children?
Ellas se han criado en un hogar con amor.
They have been raised in a home with love.
Ellos criaban gallinas en su hacienda.
They used to raise hens in their ranch.
Mi primo y yo nos criamos juntos.
My cousin and I grew up together.
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