Italian Verbs

Verbs are a key part of any language. Below you find a list of some of the most important Italian verbs to get started with. Together with other basic nouns and adjectives, this will quickly allow you to express basic things in Italian. For even more verbs, take a look at our learning resources for Italian at the end of the page.

to knowsapere (so, avere saputo, sapendo)
to thinkpensare (penso, avere pensato, pensando)
to comevenire (vengo, essere venuto, venendo)
to putmettere (metto, avere messo, mettendo)
to takeprendere (prendo, avere/essere preso, prendendo)
to findtrovare (trovo, avere trovato, trovando)
to listenascoltare (ascolto, avere ascoltato, ascoltando)
to worklavorare (lavoro, avere lavorato, lavorando)
to talkparlare (parlo, avere parlato, parlando)
to givedare (do, avere dato, dando)
to likepiacere (piaccio, essere piaciuto, piacendo)
to helpaiutare (aiuto, avere aiutato, aiutando)
to loveamare (amo, avere amato, amando)
to waitaspettare (aspetto, avere aspettato, aspettando)
to standstare in piedi (sto, essere stato, stando)
to sitsedere (siedo, essere seduto, seduto)
to closechiudere (chiudo, avere chiuso, chiudendo)
to openaprire (apro, avere aperto, aprendo)
to loseperdere (perdo, avere perduto, perdendo)
to winvincere (vinco, avere vinto, vincendo)
to diemorire (muoio, essere morto, morendo)
to livevivere (vivo, essere vissuto, vivendo)
to drinkbere (bevo, avere bevuto, bevendo)
to eatmangiare (mangio, avere mangiato, mangiando)
to walkcamminare (cammino, avere camminato, camminando)
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Italian Vocabulary Books

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Learn Italian - Quick / Easy / Efficient

This vocabulary book is a curated Italian word frequency list with 2000 of the most common Italian 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.
Italian Vocabulary Book

Italian Vocabulary Book

This Italian 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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