PLP 018 – Beginners - Basic 100 verbs in Portuguese (formal, ele, ela)

Topic: Basic verbs and the conjugation in the 3rd person singular in the present tense

Olá a todos!

This beginners episode is a vocabulary pill and we will learn how to conjugate 100 verbs in the third person singular (formal, ele – he, ela – she).

In this episode you learn:

  • When to use the formal you (o senhor, a senhora).

  • The conjugation for the third person singular in the present tense.

  • Ending for verbs ending in -ar.

  • Ending for verbs ending in -er and -ir.

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List of verbs -ar

  • acabar - to finish - acaba

  • aceitar - to accept - aceita

  • achar - to find, to think - acha

  • acordar - to wake up - acorda

  • adorar - to adore - adora

  • ajudar - to help - ajuda

  • almoçar - to have lunch - almoça

  • alugar - to rent - aluga

  • andar - to walk - anda

  • apagar - to turn off, to delete - apaga

  • arrumar - to tidy up - arruma

  • atravessar - to cross - atravessa

  • brincar - to play - brinca

  • caminhar - to walk - caminha

  • cancelar - to cancel - cancela

  • cantar - to sing - canta

  • casar - to marry - casa

  • chamar - to call - chama

  • chegar - to arrive - chega

  • colocar - to put - coloca

  • combinar - to arrange (a meeting) - combina

  • começar - to start - começa

  • comprar - to buy - compra

  • continuar - to continue - continua

  • conversar - to talk - conversa

  • convidar - to invite - convida

  • costumar - to usually (do smth) - costuma

  • cozinhar - to cook - cozinha

  • dançar - to dance - dança

  • deixar - to let, to leave - deixa

  • descansar - to rest - descansa

  • desenhar - to draw - desenha

  • desejar - to wish - deseja

  • desligar - to turn off - desliga

  • encontrar - to find - encontra

  • entrar - to go in - entra

  • entregar - to deliver - entrega

  • enviar - to send - envia

  • esperar - to wait - espera

  • estudar - to study - estuda

  • explicar - to explain - explica

  • falar - to speak - fala

  • fechar - to close - fecha

  • ficar - to stay, to become - fica

  • gostar - to like - gosta

  • guardar - to keep - guarda

  • jantar - to have dinner - janta

  • jogar - to play - joga

  • lavar - to wash - lava

  • levantar - to lift - levanta

  • levar - to take - leva

  • ligar - to phone - liga

  • limpar - to clean - limpa

  • morar - to reside - mora

  • mudar - to change - muda

  • nadar - to swim - nada

  • necessitar - to necessitate - necessita

  • olhar - to look - olha

  • pagar - to pay - paga

  • parar - to stop - para

  • passar - to pass - passa

  • pensar - to think - pensa

  • perguntar - to ask - pergunta

  • pintar - to paint - pinta

  • praticar - to practice - pratica

  • precisar - to need - precisa

  • reservar - to book - reserva

  • soletrar - to spell - soletra

  • telefonar - to phone - telefona

  • tentar - to try - tenta

  • terminar - to finish - termina

  • tocar - to touch, to play - toca

  • tomar - to take - toma

  • trabalhar - to work - trabalha

  • trocar - to switch - troca

  • usar - to use, to wear - usa

  • viajar - to travel - viaja

  • virar - to turn - vira

  • visitar - to visit - visita

  • voar - to fly - voa

  • voltar - to return - volta

List of verbs -er

  • escolher - to choose - escolhe

  • escrever - to write - escreve

  • receber - to receive - recebe

  • responder - to answer - responde

  • vender - to sell - vende

  • viver - to live - vive

  • acender - to turn on - acende

  • aprender - to learn - aprende

  • beber - to drink - bebe

  • comer - to eat - come

  • conhecer - to meet, to know - conhece

  • descer - to go down - desce

  • entender - to understand - entende

 

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Lista verbos -ir

  • abrir - to open - abre

  • conduzir - to drive - conduz

  • partir - to break, to leave - parte

  • pedir - to order, to ask - pede

  • subir - to go up - sobe

 

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