Past Participles – Regular and Irregular

Conjugaciones de participio pasado

Spanish past participles
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Most regular and some irregular Spanish verbs conjugate the past participle by dropping the infinitive ending to find the stem, then adding the past participle ending for that type of verb:

Por ejemplo…

 -ar verbs-er verbs-ire verbs
hablar
(to speak)
comer
(to eat)
salir
(to go out)
stemhabl-com-sal-
ending-ado-ido-ido
past participlehabladocomidosalido

 When the stem ends in a vowel, the ending is –ído with an accent on the i.

caer caído
leer leído
oír oído
traer traído

Irregular Past Participles

Most irregular verbs have irregular past participles:

abrir abierto
cubrir cubierto
decir dicho
describir descrito
escribir escrito
hacer hecho
ir ido
morir muerto
poner puesto
resolver resuelto
romper roto
satisfacer satisfecho
ser sido
ver visto
volver vuelto

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