Verbs in Galician

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

Basic Galician Verbs

to open in Galicianabrir (abro, abrín, aberto)
to close in Galiciancerrar (cerro, cerrei, cerrado)
to sit in Galiciansentar (sento, sentei, sentado)
to stand in Galicianerguer (ergo, erguín, erguido)
to know in Galiciancoñecer (coñezo, coñecín, coñecido)
to think in Galicianpensar (penso, pensei, pensado)
to win in Galiciangañar (gaño, gañei, gañado)
to lose in Galicianperder (perdo, perdín, perdido)
to ask in Galicianpreguntar (pregunto, preguntei, preguntado)
to answer in Galicianresponder (respondo, respondín, respondido)
to help in Galicianaxudar (axudo, axudei, axudado)
to like in Galiciangustar (gusto, gustei, gustado)
to kiss in Galicianbicar (bico, biquei, bicado)
to eat in Galiciancomer (como, comín, comido)
to drink in Galicianbeber (bebo, bebín, bebido)

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Galician Action Words

to take in Galiciancoller (collo, collín, collido)
to put in Galicianpoñer (poño, puxen, posto)
to find in Galicianatopar (atopo, atopei, atopado)
to steal in Galicianroubar (roubo, roubei, roubado)
to kill in Galicianmatar (mato, matei, matado)
to fly in Galicianvoar (voo, voei, voado)
to attack in Galicianatacar (ataco, ataquei, atacado)
to defend in Galiciandefender (defendo, defendín, defendido)
to fall in Galiciancaer (caio, caín, caído)
to choose in Galicianescoller (escollo, escollín, escollido)

Movements in Galician

to run in Galiciancorrer (corro, corrín, corrido)
to swim in Galiciannadar (nado, nadei, nadado)
to jump in Galiciansaltar (salto, saltei, saltado)
to pull in Galiciantirar (tiro, tirei, tirado)
to push in Galicianempurrar (empurro, empurrei, empurrado)
to throw in Galicianlanzar (lanzo, lanzei, lanzado)
to crawl in Galiciangatear (gateo, gateei, gateado)
to fight in Galicianloitar (loito, loitei, loitado)
to catch in Galicianatrapar (atrapo, atrapei, atrapado)
to roll in Galicianrodar (rodo, rodei, rodado)

Galician Business Verbs

to buy in Galiciancomprar (compro, comprei, comprado)
to pay in Galicianpagar (pago, paguei, pagado)
to sell in Galicianvender (vendo, vendín, vendido)
to study in Galicianestudar (estudo, estudei, estudado)
to call in Galicianchamar (chamo, chamei, chamado)
to read in Galicianler (leo, lin, lido)
to write in Galicianescribir (escribo, escribín, escrito)
to calculate in Galiciancalcular (calculo, calculei, calculado)
to measure in Galicianmedir (mido, medín, medido)
to earn in Galiciangañar (gaño, gañei, gañado)
to count in Galiciancontar (conto, contei, contado)
to scan in Galicianescanear (escaneo, escaneei, escaneado)
to print in Galicianimprimir (imprimo, imprimín, impreso)

Verbs in Galician

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