Verbs describe movement or action. You’ll need them whenever you want to talk about what you, somebody or something else does, did or wants to do. Essential stuff. Memorize the verbs below and you’ll be well equipped for most basic Romanian conversations.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Romanian“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Verbs

Important verbs

(to) be
a fi
(to) have
a avea
(to) do / (to) make
a face
can / (to) know how to
(to) know (how)
a ști cum
(to) know / (to) be acquainted with
a cunoaște
(to) understand
a înțelege
(to) speak / (to) talk
a vorbi
(to) listen to
a asculta
(to) hear
a auzi
(to) see
a vedea
(to) feel
a simți
(to) live
a trăi
(to) want
a vrea
(to) need
a necesita
(to) like
a place
(to) love
a iubi
(to) give
a dărui
(to) take
a lua
(to) play
a juca
(to) laugh
a râde
(to) come
a veni
(to) go
a merge
(to) go by […] (e.g. by car)
a pleca
(to) write
a scrie
(to) read
a citi
(to) count
a considera
(to) pronounce
a pronunța
(to) spell
a pronunța
(to) conjugate
a conjuga
(to) remember
a aminti
(to) forget
a uita
(to) eat
a mânca
(to) try
a încerca
(to) use
a folosi
(to) open
a deschide
(to) close
a închide
(to) greet / (to) welcome
a întâmpina
a primi

(to) begin
a începe
(to) end
a termina

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