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) bea fi
(to) havea avea
(to) do / (to) makea face
can / (to) know how topot
(to) know (how)a ști cum
(to) know / (to) be acquainted witha cunoaște
(to) understanda înțelege
(to) speak / (to) talka vorbi
(to) listen toa asculta
(to) heara auzi
(to) seea vedea
(to) feela simți
(to) livea trăi
(to) wanta vrea
(to) needa necesita
(to) likea place
(to) lovea iubi
(to) givea dărui
(to) takea lua
(to) playa juca
(to) laugha râde
(to) comea veni
(to) goa merge
(to) go by […] (e.g. by car)a pleca
(to) writea scrie
(to) reada citi
(to) counta considera
(to) pronouncea pronunța
(to) spella pronunța
(to) conjugatea conjuga
(to) remembera aminti
(to) forgeta uita
(to) eata mânca
(to) trya încerca
(to) usea folosi
(to) opena deschide
(to) closea închide
(to) greet / (to) welcomea întâmpina
a primi

(to) begina începe
(to) enda termina

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