1.2.1. A-verbs (part 1)

There are three types of verbs based on their last vowel in the dictionary form: a-verbs, e-verbs, and и-verbs, i.e. those ending in a, e, and и, respectively, in the form found in the dictionary. The present tense of the a-verbs has the following endings:

јас -м
ти -ш
тој -
ние -ме
вие -те
тие -ат

where the - represents the dictionary form.

What next?

    • Do you need more examples with the endings for the present tense of a-verbs? Move on to learn the verbs to have (A-verbs part 2) and not to have (A-verbs part 3).
    • Think you got it? Move on to practice the present tense with various a-verbs in the A-verbs practice.
    • Want a fun way to practice? Try the A-verbs crossword puzzle (click here). When you're done, don't forget to come back to the Learn portion of the website.
    • Want to hear the vocabulary of these tutorials in context? Try this audiocast: Introduction. When you're done, don't forget to come back to the Learn portion of the website.

Vocabulary (зборови)

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