"Él tiene un perro."
Translation:He has a dog.
I thought that the verb to have is tener in spanish. It suppose to be el tene
tener is the infinitive, but the verb does ot conjugate regularly. . tengo = I have, tienes = you have, tiene = he/she has, tenemos = we have, tienen = they have. Just gotta learn 'em.
Welcome to the real world. There is a whole stack of these kinds of verbs. Pensar changes to piensa, empezar changes to empieze, encender changes to enciende...
Like the others said, tener is an irregular verb. You have to memorize them, other common ones are hacer, decir, volver - it will stick with practice
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