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
(to speak)
(to eat)
(to go out)
stem habl- com- sal-
ending -ado -ido -ido
past participle hablado comido salido

 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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