The verb haben has the double function like the verb to have:
as a full verb for owning something.
as a modal verb for forming the compound tenses.
Examples in German:
I have eaten. = Ich habe gegessen.
I have a car. = Ich habe ein Auto.
We can see that German has more verbs endings than English, but another thing the chart above shows us: some of the German verb endings are repeated. We find the -en ending being used for wir, sie (pl.) and Sie. In fact, the only pronoun in the plural that takes an ending other than -en is ihr (you guys). Also, both er and ihr take a -t ending.
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