Iniciar is a Portuguese regular ar verb meaning to start, to begin. Iniciar appears on the 100 Most Used Portuguese Verbs Poster as the 33rd most used regular ar verb.
Iniciar Conjugation: Present Tense
The particípio of Iniciar is iniciado. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb ter with the particípio.
The gerúndio of Iniciar is iniciando.
Regular vs. Irregular Verbs
A verb is called a regular verb when its conjugation follows a typical pattern. A verb which does not follow these patterns exactly is called an irregular verb. In Portuguese, the 3 regular patterns are for verbs ending in ar, er, and ir.
Portuguese Conjugation Chart
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