Conjugate entender in the present tense in Spanish (El Presente)

The Spanish verb entender (to understand) is a semi regular stem-changing verb in El Presente in Spanish. 

Learn how to conjugate "entender" in El Presente in Spanish

yo entiendo
entiendes
él / ella / Ud. entiende
nosotros /nosotras  entendemos
vosotros / vosotras   entendéis
ellos / ellas / Uds.  entienden

Notice how the first vowel -e- in the stem becomes -ie- except for the nosotros and vosotros forms.

Read and listen to these examples:

Yo no entiendo nada de lo que me dices.I do not understand anything you say to me.

¿Tú entiendes español?Do you understand Spanish?

Ella entiende de arte.She knows about art.

Nosotros entendemos su punto de vista.We understand her point of view.

Vosotros entendéis muy bien a la gente.You understand people very well.

Ellos entienden la situación.They understand the situation.

Ustedes no entienden a sus hijos adolescentes.You don't understand your teenage children.

See also:
B1 Spanish verb list: Stem-changing (e > ie) verbs in the present tense

 

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Ellos entienden la situación.They understand the situation.
Ella entiende de arte.She knows about art.
¿Tú entiendes español?Do you understand Spanish?
Ustedes no entienden a sus hijos adolescentes.You don't understand your teenage children.
Yo no entiendo nada de lo que me dices.I do not understand anything you say to me.
Nosotros entendemos su punto de vista.We understand her point of view.
Vosotros entendéis muy bien a la gente.You understand people very well.
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