Italian verbs ending in are

Today we are going to learn more about the Italian verbs ending in-are.

italian verbs ending in are

  • abitare = to live
  • amare = to love
  • andare = to go
  • arrivare = to arrive
  • ascoltare = to listen
  • ballare = to dance
  • chiamare = to call
  • cercare = to look for
  • cominciare = to start
  • comprare = to buy
  • cucinare = to cook
  • dare = to give
  • entrare = to enter
  • fare = to do
  • giocare = to play (sports)
  • guardare = to watch
  • imparare = to learn
  • iniziare = to start
  • invitare = to invite
  • lavorare = to work
  • lavare = to wash
  • mangiare = to eat
  • pagare = to pay
  • parlare = to speak
  • pensare = to think
  • stare = to stay
  • studiare = to study
  • suonare = to play (an instrument)
  • tornare = to come back
  • trovare = to find

Watch the video below to discover how to conjugate the Italian verbs ending in -are:


Italian verbs can be regular or irregular. Let’s see how to conjugate the present tense of the Italian regular verbs ending in -are.

PARLARE (to speak)

IO PARLO (I speak)
TU PARLI (you speak)
LUI/LEI PARLA (he/she speaks)
NOI PARLIAMO (we speak)
VOI PARLATE (you speak)
LORO PARLANO (they speak)

As you can see, when we conjugate the regular verbs in Italian, we take off the last syllable of the infinitive (-are) and we add different suffixes depending on the subject of the verb. For example:

  • Maria parla italiano, invece Ruth e Sue parlano inglese
    (Maria speaks Italian, however Ruth and Sue speak English)

If you are looking for a wider list of Italian verbs ending in -are, -ere and -ire you can also see our list of common Italian verbs.

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Fill in the gaps with the correct form of the verbs in brackets.

Maria (suonare) il violino da 5 anni.

(tu / giocare) molto bene a calcio.

Scusi, a che ora (arrivare) il treno?

I miei genitori (lavorare) in banca.

Noi (abitare) a Milano. E voi?

Perché non (voi / mangiare)? Non avete fame?