Regular -ir Verbs

Regular Spanish verbs
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Verbos regulares

The smallest category of regular Spanish verbs is those that end in -ir. To conjugate them, remove the infinitive ending and then add one of the following verb endings:

Singular       

Plural

1st person    yo-onosotros -imos
2nd person-esvosotros-ís
3rd personél-eellos-en

Thus to conjugate abrir, you’ll remove the infinitive ending to find the radical abr- and then add the appropriate endings:

ABRIR

Singular       

Plural

1st person   yoabronosotros abrimos
2nd personabresvosotrosabrís
3rd personélabreellosabren

Common regular -ir verbs

abrir to open
añadir to add
asistir to attend
describir to describe
discutir to discuss
escribir to write
interrumpir to interrupt
ocurrir to occur
partir to leave
recibir to receive
subir to go up, climb
sufrir to suffer
vivir to live

Note that the conjugations for AR , -ER, and -IR verbs are very similar. Where -AR verbs have an A, -ER verbs have an E. -IR verbs are identical to -ER verbs except in the nosotros and vosotros forms.

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Spanish regular -ir verbs