Spanish/Tenses/Imperative/Negative

-ar -er/-ir
conjugation example conjugation example
no + subjunctive hablar no + subjunctive no comer
no + stem + es no hables no + stem + as no comas
Él no + stem + e no hable no + stem + a no coma
Nosotros no + stem + emos no hablemos no + stem + amos no comamos
Vosotros no + stem + éis no habléis no + stem + áis no comáis
Ellos no + stem + en no hablen no + stem + an no coman

Some things to note:

  1. Negative commands (ordering someone to not do something) are formed with a verb in its conjugated subjunctive form preceded by the word "no."
  2. There is no yo form in the imperative. One does not simply give commands to oneself.
Last modified on 13 May 2013, at 11:17