The verb “to have” in Spanish is “tener”. It is a regular verb in the present tense.
“Tener” is used to express possession, age, and physical or emotional states, as well as to indicate that something is necessary or needs to be done.
- Yo tengo un perro (I have a dog)
- Tienes que estudiar para el examen (You have to study for the exam)
- Ellos tienen 25 años (They are 25 years old)
- Mi abuelo tiene dolor de espalda (My grandfather has back pain)
Here is an example of a conjugation table for the verb “tener” in the present tense:
Please note that “vosotros/vosotras” is used in Spain, it’s not used in most of Latin America.