shigaisen (shigaisen) wrote in linguaphiles,
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German subjunctive

I am a native of German, which should make it seem odd that I'm asking questions about this language, but I feel that very often, being a native kind of makes you less aware of your language's features...
My question is: Is there an imperfect tense of the subjunctive in German? I can only think of the present tense ("Ich ginge") and something which, due to the use of an auxiliary, seems to me like the perfect tense ("Ich wäre gegangen"), but I'm not certain if it is, actually. So, is there an imperfect subjunctive and how does it differ from the perfect subjunctive?
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