Traer Conjugation in Spanish

Perfecting Your Verbs: The Traer Conjugation in Spanish

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Traer is the Spanish verb for “to bring, to get, to carry”. It is an irregular verb, which means its conjugations do not always follow the standard patterns found in regular verbs. 

In today’s blog post, we’ll explain all the conjugations in Spanish for this verb and provide example sentences so you can understand how to use it properly.

Are you ready to learn this verb conjugation? Let’s dive right into it!


“Traer” Conjugation in Spanish Indicative / Indicativo

The indicative tense (el modo indicativo) is one of the three grammatical moods used to express different attitudes or purposes in speech. The indicative mood is used to make factual statements, ask questions, and express opinions about actions or events that are considered real or certain.

Present Tense Traer Conjugation / Presente

The present tense is used to describe actions happening in the present or to express general truths or habitual actions.

Yo Traigo
Él/Ella/Usted Trae
Nosotros Traemos
Vosotros Traéis
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Traen


  1. Yo traigo una manzana para el almuerzo. (I bring an apple for lunch.)
  2. Tú traes los libros a clase todos los días. (You bring the books to class every day.)
  3. Ella trae flores al jardín cada mañana. (She brings flowers to the garden every morning.)

Simple Past Traer Conjugation / Pasado 

The simple past tense (preterite) is used to describe completed actions in the past, often with specific time frames or events.

Yo Traje
Él/Ella/Usted Trajo
Nosotros Trajimos
Vosotros Trajisteis
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Trajeron


  1. Yo traje el pastel a la fiesta. (I brought the cake to the party.)
  2. Vosotros trajisteis los regalos para el cumpleaños. (You all brought the gifts for the birthday.)
  3. Nosotros trajimos la comida para el picnic. (We brought the food for the picnic.)

Imperfect Traer Conjugation / Imperfecto

Spanish imperfect tense is used to describe ongoing, repeated, or habitual actions in the past, as well as to set the stage or provide background information

Yo Traía
Él/Ella/Usted Traía
Nosotros Traíamos
Vosotros Traíais
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Traían


  1. Tú traías juguetes cuando eras niño. (You used to bring toys when you were a child.)
  2. Usted traía documentos importantes a la oficina cada día. (You used to bring important documents to the office every day.)
  3. Nosotros traíamos comida a las reuniones familiares. (We used to bring food to the family gatherings.)

Present Continuous Traer Conjugation / Presente Continuo

The present continuous tense (also known as “estar + gerundio”) is used to describe actions that are currently happening in the present moment or to express temporary situations.

Yo Estoy trayendo
Estás trayendo
Él/Ella/Usted Está trayendo
Nosotros Estamos trayendo
Vosotros Estáis trayendo
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Están trayendo


  1. Tú estás trayendo la pizza a la fiesta. (You are bringing the pizza to the party.)
  2. Él está trayendo la bebida al picnic. (He is bringing the drink to the picnic.)
  3. Ellos están trayendo las maletas al aeropuerto. (They are bringing the suitcases to the airport.)

Future Tense / Futuro

The Spanish future tense is used to express actions or events that will happen in the future, indicating something that has not yet occurred.

Yo Traeré
Él/Ella/Usted Traerá
Nosotros Traeremos
Vosotros Traeréis
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Traerán


  1. Yo traeré el postre a la cena mañana. (I will bring the dessert to dinner tomorrow.)
  2. Tú traerás tus amigos a la fiesta el sábado. (You will bring your friends to the party on Saturday.)
  3. Ellos traerán las bebidas a la reunión. (They will bring the drinks to the meeting.)

Conditional Traer Conjugation / Condicional

The conditional tense is used to express hypothetical or speculative actions or events that would happen under certain conditions in the present or future.

Yo Traería
Él/Ella/Usted Traería
Nosotros Traeríamos
Vosotros Traeríais
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Traerían


  1. Tú traerías un abrigo si hiciera frío. (You would bring a coat if it were cold.)
  2. Usted traería más comida si hubiera más invitados. (You would bring more food if there were more guests.)
  3. Nosotros traeríamos las sillas si fueran necesarias. (We would bring the chairs if they were needed.)

Present Perfect / Pretérito Perfecto Compuesto

Spanish present perfect tense (also known as “pretérito perfecto compuesto”) is used to express actions that have occurred in the past but have a connection to the present, emphasizing the result or consequences of those actions.

Yo He traído
Has traído
Él/Ella/Usted Ha traído
Nosotros Hemos traído
Vosotros Habéis traído
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Han traído


  1. Yo he traído mi libro favorito para que lo leas. (I have brought my favorite book for you to read.)
  2. Tú has traído una sorpresa para la fiesta. (You have brought a surprise for the party.)
  3. Vosotros habéis traído muchas cosas para el viaje. (You all have brought many things for the trip.)

Past Perfect Traer Conjugation / Pretérico Pluscuamperfecto

Spanish past perfect tense (also known as “pretérito pluscuamperfecto”) is used to describe actions that occurred before another past action or event, expressing a past-in-the-past relationship.

Yo Había traído
Habías traído
Él/Ella/Usted Había traído
Nosotros Habíamos traído
Vosotros Habíais traído
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Habían traído


  1. Tú habías traído el informe antes de la reunión. (You had brought the report before the meeting.)
  2. Ellas habían traído las herramientas necesarias. (They had brought the necessary tools.)
  3. Usted había traído un regalo para el anfitrión. (You had brought a gift for the host.)

Future Perfect / Futuro Perfecto

The Spanish future perfect tense is used to express actions that will have been completed in the future, indicating an action that will be finished before another specified future time or event.

Yo Habré traído
Habrás traído
Él/Ella/Usted Habrá traído
Nosotros Habremos traído
Vosotros Habréis traído
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Habrán traído


  1. Vosotros habréis traído todo lo necesario para la fiesta antes de que empiece. (You all will have brought everything necessary for the party before it starts.)
  2. Nosotros habremos traído los documentos para la reunión al final del día. (We will have brought the documents for the meeting by the end of the day.)
  3. Yo habré traído el dinero para pagar la cena. (I will have brought the money to pay for dinner.)

Conditional Perfect / Condicional Perfect

The conditional perfect tense is used to express hypothetical or speculative actions that would have been completed in the past, indicating an action that would have happened prior to another past event.

Yo Habría traído
Habrías traído
Él/Ella/Usted Habría traído
Nosotros Habríamos traído
Vosotros Habríais traído
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Habrían traído


  1. Tú habrías traído más comida si supieras que íbamos a tener tantos invitados. (You would have brought more food if you had known we were going to have so many guests.)
  2. Él habría traído su cámara si hubiera sabido que íbamos a ver un espectáculo tan bonito. (He would have brought his camera if he had known we were going to see such a beautiful show.)
  3. Ellos habrían traído sus propias sillas si supieran que no había suficientes. (They would have brought their own chairs if they had known there weren’t enough.)

Traer Conjugation in Spanish

“Traer” Conjugation in Spanish Subjunctive / Subjuntivo

The subjunctive tense (el modo subjuntivo) is one of the three grammatical moods used to express different attitudes or purposes in speech. The subjunctive mood is used to express doubt, uncertainty, subjectivity, emotion, and hypothetical situations.


Present Tense / Presente

The Spanish subjunctive present tense is used to express subjective actions, desires, doubts, recommendations, or possibilities, often introduced by certain triggers such as expressions of doubt, necessity, or influence.

Yo Traiga
Él/Ella/Usted Traiga
Nosotros Traigamos
Vosotros Traigáis
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Traigan


  1. Espero que él traiga el libro mañana. (I hope he brings the book tomorrow.)
  2. Te sugiero que traigas tus apuntes a la clase. (I suggest that you bring your notes to class.)
  3. Es importante que ellos traigan sus identificaciones al evento. (It’s important that they bring their IDs to the event.)

Imperfect / Imperfecto

This tense is used to express hypothetical or unreal actions, desires, doubts, or recommendations in the past, often introduced by certain triggers such as expressions of doubt, uncertainty, or unreal conditions.

Yo Trajera
Él/Ella/Usted Trajera
Nosotros Trajéramos
Vosotros Trajerais 
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Trajieran


  1. Sería bueno que nosotros trajéramos más bebidas para la fiesta. (It would be good if we brought more drinks to the party.)
  2. Preferiría que tú trajeras el postre esta vez. (I would prefer that you brought the dessert this time.)
  3. Es importante que vosotros trajerais todos los documentos requeridos. (It’s important that you all brought all the required documents.)

Present Perfect / Pretérito Perfecto

Spanish subjunctive present perfect tense is used to express hypothetical or unreal actions, desires, doubts, or recommendations in the present with a connection to the past, indicating actions that would have been completed prior to the present moment.

Yo Haya traído
Hayas traído
Él/Ella/Usted Haya traído
Nosotros Hayamos traído
Vosotros Hayáis traído
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Hayan traído


  1. Espero que hayas traído el regalo para la fiesta. (I hope you have brought the gift for the party.)
  2. Es posible que ya hayamos traído todo lo necesario para el proyecto. (It’s possible that we have already brought everything necessary for the project.)
  3. Dudaba que ella haya traído suficiente comida para todos. (I doubted that she has brought enough food for everyone.)

Past Perfect / Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto

Spanish subjunctive past perfect tense is used to express hypothetical or unreal actions, desires, doubts, or recommendations in the past with a connection to a previous past event, indicating actions that would have been completed before that past event.

Yo Hubiera traído
Hubieras traído
Él/Ella/Usted Hubiera traído
Nosotros Hubiéramos traído
Vosotros Hubierais traído
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Hubieran traído


  1. Si hubierais traído más comida, no estaríamos tan hambrientos ahora. (If you had brought more food, we wouldn’t be so hungry now.)
  2. Preferí que él hubiera traído su guitarra para la fiesta. (I wished he had brought his guitar to the party.)
  3. Ojalá hubiéramos traído nuestras sombrillas; ahora nos estamos quemando bajo el sol. (I wish we had brought our umbrellas; now we are burning under the sun.)

“Traer” Conjugation in Spanish Imperative / Imperativo

The imperative tense (el modo imperativo) is one of the verb moods used to express commands, orders, or requests. It is used to tell someone what to do or what not to do.

Affirmative / Afirmativos

Spanish affirmative refers to the use of positive statements or expressions that indicate agreement, confirmation, or positive response to a question or statement.

Él/Ella/Usted Traiga
Nosotros Traigamos
Vosotros Traed
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Traigan


  1. Trae el libro que dejaste en la mesa. (Bring the book you left on the table.)
  2. Traed los ingredientes para hacer la cena. (Bring the ingredients to make dinner.)
  3. Traigan sus pasaportes al aeropuerto. (Bring your passports to the airport.)

Negative / Negativos

Spanish negative refers to the use of negative statements or expressions that indicate negation, denial, or disagreement with a question or statement.

No traigas
Él/Ella/Usted No traiga
Nosotros No traigamos
Vosotros No traigáis
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes No traigan


  1. No traigas el perro al parque, por favor. (Don’t bring the dog to the park, please.)
  2. No traigamos más comida; ya hay suficiente para todos. (Let’s not bring more food; there’s enough for everyone already.)
  3. No traigan bebidas alcohólicas a la reunión familiar. (Don’t bring alcoholic beverages to the family gathering.)

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