Conjugate Spanish stem-changing verb querer (e > ie) in the present subjunctive (El Presente de Subjuntivo)

The Spanish verb querer is a stem-changing verb. The first -e becomes -ie in some conjugations in the present indicative and keeps the same change in the present subjunctive.

Conjugate querer in El Presente de Subjuntivo in Spanish

yo quiera
quieras
él / ella / Ud.   quiera
nosotros / nosotras  queramos
vosotros / vosotras  queráis
ellos / ellas / Uds.    quieran

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

The endings are the same as for regular -er verbs in El Presente de Subjuntivo

Look at and listen to these examples:

Es bueno que quieras ir a la universidad.It is good that you want to go to university. [you = tú]

Es raro que yo no quiera comer nada hoy.It is strange that I don't want to eat anything today.

Me extraña que él quiera venir al cine con nosotras.I'm surprised he wants to come to the cinema with us.

Es sorprendente que todos nosotros queramos ir de vacaciones a India.It is surprising that we all want to go to India on holiday.

He cocinado para un ejército asi que espero que queráis comer bastante.I've cooked for an army so I hope you want to eat a lot. [you = vosotros]

Dudo mucho que ellas quieran apuntarse al curso de tenis.I really doubt that they will want to sign up for the tennis course.

Me sorprende que ustedes quieran apuntarse a este curso.I'm surprised that you want to sign up for this course.

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Es bueno que quieras ir a la universidad.It is good that you want to go to university. [you = tú]
Es raro que yo no quiera comer nada hoy.It is strange that I don't want to eat anything today.
He cocinado para un ejército asi que espero que queráis comer bastante.I've cooked for an army so I hope you want to eat a lot. [you = vosotros]
Dudo mucho que ellas quieran apuntarse al curso de tenis.I really doubt that they will want to sign up for the tennis course.
Me extraña que él quiera venir al cine con nosotras.I'm surprised he wants to come to the cinema with us.
Me sorprende que ustedes quieran apuntarse a este curso.I'm surprised that you want to sign up for this course.
Es sorprendente que todos nosotros queramos ir de vacaciones a India.It is surprising that we all want to go to India on holiday.
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