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found the word 'saß' in a text I was reading, it translated to 'sat'? But when I congugate sitzen, I get the past tense as gessessen. Can someone explain? Is it in a different tense?

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11 hours ago, Kai said:

found the word 'saß' in a text I was reading, it translated to 'sat'? But when I congugate sitzen, I get the past tense as gessessen. Can someone explain? Is it in a different tense?

Yes, it is a different tense. Sass is 'Präteritum' and gesessen is 'Perfekt'

 

http://konjugator.reverso.net/konjugation-deutsch-verb-sitzen.html

 

 

 

 

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