Verbs in Catalan

Verbs are a key part of any language. The Catalan verbs list below will help you learn common Catalan verbs in no time. Together with other basic nouns and adjectives, this will quickly allow you to express basic things in Catalan. For even more Catalan verbs, take a look at our learning resources for Catalan at the end of the page.

Basic Catalan Verbs

to open in Catalanobrir (obro, obert)
to close in Catalantancar (tanco, tancat)
to sit in Catalanseure (sec, segut)
to stand in Catalanmantenir (mantinc, mantingut)
to know in Catalansaber (sé, sabut)
to think in Catalanpensar (penso, pensat)
to win in Catalanguanyar (guanyo, guanyat)
to lose in Catalanperdre (perdo, perdut)
to ask in Catalanpreguntar (pregunto, preguntat)
to answer in Catalanrespondre (responc, respost)
to help in Catalanajudar (ajudo, ajudat)
to like in Catalanagradar (agrado, agradat)
to kiss in Catalanpetonejar (petonejo, petonejat)
to eat in Catalanmenjar (menjo, menjat)
to drink in Catalanbeure (bec, begut)

Catalan Action Words

to take in Catalanagafar (agafo, agafat)
to put in Catalanposar (poso, posat)
to find in Catalantrobar (trobo, trobat)
to steal in Catalanrobar (robo, robat)
to kill in Catalanmatar (mato, matat)
to fly in Catalanvolar (volo, volat)
to attack in Catalanatacar (ataco, atacat)
to defend in Catalandefensar (defenso, defensat)
to fall in Catalancaure (caic, caigut)
to choose in Catalanescollir (escullo, escollit)

Movements in Catalan

to run in Catalancórrer (corro, corregut)
to swim in Catalannedar (nedo, nedat)
to jump in Catalansaltar (salto, saltat)
to pull in Catalantirar (tiro, tirat)
to push in Catalanempènyer (empenyo, empès)
to throw in Catalanllançar (llanço, llançat)
to crawl in Catalanarrossegar-se (arrossego, arrossegat)
to fight in Catalanlluitar (lluito, lluitat)
to catch in Catalanagafar (agafo, agafat)
to roll in Catalanrodar (rodo, rodat)

Catalan Business Verbs

to buy in Catalancomprar (compro, comprat)
to pay in Catalanpagar (pago, pagat)
to sell in Catalanvendre (venc, venut)
to study in Catalanestudiar (estudio, estudiat)
to call in Catalantrucar (truco, trucat)
to read in Catalanllegir (llegeixo, llegit)
to write in Catalanescriure (escric, escrit)
to calculate in Catalancalcular (calculo, calculat)
to measure in Catalanmesurar (mesuro, mesurat)
to earn in Catalanguanyar (guanyo, guanyat)
to count in Catalancontar (conto, contat)
to scan in Catalanescanejar (escanejo, escanejat)
to print in Catalanimprimir (imprimeixo, imprès)

Verbs in Catalan

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Catalan Vocabulary Books

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Learn Catalan - Quick / Easy / Efficient

This vocabulary book is a curated Catalan word frequency list with 2000 of the most common Catalan words and phrases. Following the Pareto principle (80/20 rule), this book is built to streamline the learning process by concentrating on the core words and sentence structures. The result is a unique book ideal for driven learners and language hackers.
Catalan Vocabulary Book

Catalan Vocabulary Book

This Catalan vocabulary book contains more than 3000 words and phrases and is organized by topic to make it easier for you to pick what to learn first. It is well suited for learners of all levels who are looking for an extensive resource to improve their vocabulary or are interested in learning vocabularies in one particular area of interest.

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