Conjugation: lesen

Liest du gern? – Ja, ich lese gern.

As with other verbs, in the conjugation of the verb lesen, the root vowel changes in the second- and third-person singular. The vowel e becomes ie. The ie is spoken as a long i.

1st person ich lese
2nd person du liest
3rd person er/sie/es liest
1st person wir lesen
2nd person ihr lest
3rd person sie lesen
Formal Sie lesen