Italian verbs ending in are

Italian verbs in areDiscover how to conjugate the Italian verbs ending in -are. As you probably know, in Italian there are three conjugations (-are, -ere, -ire) and depending on the last syllable of the infinitive verb, the conjugations change. Firstly, you can find a list of the most common Italian verbs ending in -are and their subsequent translation into English below.

abitare = to live
amare = to love
andare = to go
arrivare = to arrive
ascoltare = to listen
ballare = to dance
chiamare = to call
cercare = to look for
cominciare = to start
comprare = to buy
cucinare = to cook
dare = to give
entrare = to enter
fare = to do
giocare = to play (sports)
guardare = to watch
imparare = to learn
iniziare = to start
invitare = to invite
lavorare = to work
lavare = to wash
mangiare = to eat
pagare = to pay
parlare = to speak
pensare = to think
stare = to stay
studiare = to study
suonare = to play (an instrument)
tornare = to come back
trovare = to find

If you are looking for a wider list of Italian verbs ending in -are, -ere and -ire you can also see our list of common Italian verbs.

Italian verbs can be regular or irregular. Let’s see how to conjugate the present tense of the Italian regular verbs ending in -are.

PARLARE (to speak)

IO PARLO (I speak)
TU PARLI (you speak)
LUI/LEI PARLA (he/she speaks)
NOI PARLIAMO (we speak)
VOI PARLATE (you speak)
LORO PARLANO (they speak)

As you can see, when we conjugate the regular verbs in Italian, we take off the last syllable of the infinitive (-are) and we add different suffixes depending on the subject of the verb. For example:

Maria parla italiano, invece Ruth e Sue parlano inglese
(Maria speaks Italian, however Ruth and Sue speak English)

Watch the video below to find out more about how to conjugate the Italian verbs ending in -are:

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