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The conditional describes what would happen.

It is formed by adding the following endings to the infinitive of the verb:

Example of AR verb   Example of ER/IR verb  
nadarķa I would swim escribirķa I would write
nadarķas you would swim escribirķas you would write
nadarķa he/she/it would swim escribirķa he/she/it would write
nadarķamos we would swim escribirķamos we would write
nadarķais you (all) would swim escribirķais you (all) would write
nadarķan they would swim escribirķan they would write

There are a number of verbs which have an irregular stem.   These irregular stems are common to both the future and conditional tenses.

caber - to fit > cabrķa - I would fit querer - to want > querrķa - I would want
decir - to say, to tell > dirķa - I would say/tell saber - to know > sabrķa - I would know
haber (hay) > habrķa - there would be salir - to go out > saldrķa - I would go out
hacer - to do, to make > harķa - I would do/make tener - to have > tendrķa - I would have
poder - to be able > podrķa - I would be able valer - to be worth > valdrķa - I would be worth
poner - to put > pondrķa - I would put venir - to come > vendrķa - I would come