Italian has about 20 verbs with an irregular infinitive that ends in -orre, a contraction of the original infinitive ending -onere. Many conjugations for these verbs are based on that original infinitive.
Italian has a few verbs with an irregular infinitive that ends in -urre, a contraction of the original infinitive ending -ucere. Many conjugations for these verbs are based on that original infinitive.
The Italian imperative exists for 5 different grammatical people, though only 3 are commonly used. It’s conjugated by taking the infinitive of the verb, dropping the infinitive ending, and adding a new set of endings.
The Italian imperfect is very easy to conjugate. All regular and many irregular Italian verbs are conjugated according to the same pattern.
Italian has only 4 irregular –are verbs. Though they don’t share a conjugation pattern, it’s helpful to look at them side by side because there are many similarities.
The largest category of regular Italian verbs are those that end in -are.
Verbs that end in -ere are the second category of regular Italian verbs.
Italian verbs that end in -ire are divided into two groups, both considered regular. The first group is smaller and has similar endings to regular -ere verbs.
Most regular Italian verbs that end in -ire require -isc- in four of their conjugations.