Spanish Verb VIVIR: to live

The Spanish verb vivir means 'to live' and is a regular Spanish IR verb.

To remember this, imagine VIV lives ERE in VIVID colours!

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           to live: vivir
Imagine VIV lives here in VIVID colours!
Simple Tenses - Spanish Verb vivir
él, ella, usted
ellos, ellas, ustedes

vivo vives vive vivimos vivís viven

vivía vivías vivía vivíamos vivíais vivían

viví viviste vivió vivimos vivisteis vivieron

will live
viviré vivirás vivirá viviremos viviréis vivirán

would live
viviría vivirías viviría viviríamos viviríais vivirían

may live
viva vivas viva vivamos viváis vivan
Imperfect Subjunctive
Imperfecto de Subj.

might live
viviera vivieras viviera viviéramos vivierais vivieran
viviese vivieses viviese viviésemos vivieseis viviesen
Imperatives   Spanish Verb vivir - to live

vive! viva! vivamos! vivid! vivan!
Negative Imperative
Imperativo Negativo

don't live!
no vivas! no viva! no vivamos! no viváis! no vivan!
Compound Tenses of the Spanish Verb VIVIR  Past Participle: vivido - lived
Present Perfect
Perfecto de Indicativo

have lived
he vivido has vivido ha vivido hemos vivido habéis vivido han vivido
Preterit Perfect
Pretérito Anterior

had lived
hube vivido hubiste vivido hubo vivido hubimos vivido hubisteis vivido hubieron vivido
Past Perfect

had lived
había vivido habías vivido había vivido habíamos vivido habíais vivido habían vivido
Present Perfect Subj
Presente Perfecto Subj

may have lived
haya vivido hayas vivido haya vivido hayamos vivido hayáis vivido hayan vivido
Future Perfect
Futuro Perfecto

will have lived
habré vivido habrás vivido habrá vivido habremos vivido habréis vivido habrán vivido
Conditional Perfect
Condicional Perfecto

would have lived
habría vivido habrías vivido habría vivido habríamos vivido habríais vivido habrían vivido
Pluperfect Subjunctive
Pluscuamperf. de sbj

might have lived
hubiera vivido hubieras vivido hubiera vivido hubiéramos vivido hubierais vivido hubieran vivido
hubiese vivido hubieses vivido hubiese vivido hubiésemos vivido hubieseis vivido hubiesen vivido
Progressive Tenses VIVIR  Present Participle: viviendo -living
Present Progressive
Presente Progressivo

am living
estoy viviendo estás viviendo está viviendo estamos viviendo está viviendo están viviendo
Preterit Progressive
Pretérito Prog

was living
estuve viviendo estuviste viviendo estuvo viviendo estuvimos viviendo estuvisteis viviendo estuvieron viviendo
Imperfect Progressive
Imperfecto Prog

had been living
estaba viviendo estabas viviendo estaba viviendo estábamos viviendo estabais viviendo estaban viviendo
Future Progressive
Futuro Perfecto Prog

will be living
estaré viviendo estarás viviendo estará viviendo estaremos viviendo estaréis viviendo estarán viviendo
Conditional Progressive
Condicional perf. prog.

would have been
estaría viviendo estarías viviendo estabría viviendo estaríamos viviendo estaríais viviendo estarían viviendo
Subjunctive Progressive
Subjuntivo Progressivo

may have been living
que ~ viviendo que ~ viviendo que ~ viviendo que ~ viviendo que ~ viviendo que ~ viviendo
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        USING the SPANISH VERB VIVIR      

Spanish verb vivir - live Vivir can also mean: to be alive.
vivir en paz: to live in peace.
vivir para algiuen / algo: to live for someone/something.
vivir de la caridad: to live on charity.
vivir de ilusiones: to live on dreams/hopes.

Spanish to live is vivir vivir solo: to live alone.
vivir con los padres: to live at home.
Vivo/a (adj): alive, living; vivacious, lively, bright; intense, vivid (colours).
sobrevivir (v): to survive, to outlive.

Spanish for live is vivir el vivir (nm): life.
de mal vivir: undesirable, disreputable, (bad life).
vive y deja (vivir): live and let live.
¿Quién vive? Who is/goes there?

you informal vos replaces - you, informal, singular -
- in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and also in some countries of Central America.
Sometimes it also replaces the formal singular 'Usted'.
In regular IR verbs, the conjugations remain the same as for except for the addition of accents in the following tenses:
Presente:      vos vivís
Imperativo:  ¡viví!

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