Top 30 Verbs

Lots of people like to have the top 10 lists.  Here is a list (at least in my opinion) of the top 30 verbs in their infinitiv form to learn...

Lots of people like to have the top 10 lists.  Here is a list (at least in my opinion) of the top 30 verbs in their infinitiv form to learn first.  I can only tell you that it is imperitive to memorize the following verbs (and their conjugations in present, past and future – this will make your life 100x easier I promise – at this point just start with the infinitiv form and check another more detailed post for more info on the tenses and a guideline for memorization.  In this entry, we’re not going to learn a lot of different rules just yet -  right now it’s about learning through memorization and osmosis…
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Here’s something that is very important to note as well. In romanian to do (#5 a face)  is often implied and unlike english it is not necessary to repeat this verb.

1. a fi – to be
2. a avea – to have
3. a putea – to be able to (can)
4. a trebuie – to have to, must, ought to
5. a face – to do (make)
6. a nevoie de – to have a need for
7. a dori – to wish for
8. a vrea – to want
9. a da – to give
10. a lua – to take
11. a sti – to know
12. a învata – to learn
13. a vorbi – to speak
14. a citi – to read
15. a scrie – to write
16. a trimite – to send
17. a telefona, a suna – to telephone, to call
18.a lucra – to work
19. a vedea – to see
20. a se uita – to look at, to watch
21. a auzi – to hear
22. a asculta – to listen
23. a merge, a se duce – to go
24. a pleca – to have gone (went)
25. a manca -to eat
26. a bea – to drink
27. a plati – to pay
28. a spune – to say
29. a sta – to stay
30. a locui – to reside

More on conjugating verbs and tenses in other posts.

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