Romanian Past

This is a list of verbs in the past tense in Romanian. First let's start with the raw format before conjugating the verbs to the past form. Make sure to compare this table and the one below it.

To see: a vedea
To write: a scrie
To love: a iubi
To give: a da
To play:
To read: a citi
To understand: a intelege
To have: a avea
To know: a sti
To learn: a invata
To think: a gandi
To work: a lucra
To speak: a vorbi
To drive: a conduce
To smile: a zambi
To find: a gasi

These samples show how the verbs above are conjugated in the past tense in a sentence which includes all the object pronouns (I, you, she...).

I saw you: Eu te-am vazut pe tine
I wrote with a pen: Eu am scris cu un stilou
You loved apples: Tu iubeai merele
You gave money: Tu dadeai bani
You played tennis: Tu jucai tenis
He read (past) a book: El citea o carte
He understood me: El ma intelegea
She had a cat: Ea avea o pisica
She knew my friend: Ea il cunostea pe prietenul meu
We wanted to learn: Noi vroiam sa invatam
We thought Spanish is easy: Noi credeam ca spaniola este usoara
You (plural) worked here: Voi ati lucrat aici
You (plural) spoke French: Voi vorbeati franceza
They drove a car: Ei conduceau o masina
They smiled: Ei zambeau

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