-orre Verbs

Italian -orre verbsItalian 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.

   

-urre Verbs

Italian -urre verbsItalian 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.

   

Future Tense Conjugations

Italian future tenseItalian future conjugations are relatively simple. Most regular verbs and many irregular verbs use their infinitive minus -e as the future stem, and there is a single set of future endings for all verbs.

   

Imperative Mood Conjugations

Italian imperative conjugationsThe 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.

   

Imperfect Conjugations

Italian imperfect conjugationsThe Italian imperfect is very easy to conjugate. All regular and many irregular Italian verbs are conjugated according to the same pattern.

   

Irregular -are Verbs

Irregular -are verbsItalian 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.