Ler is a Portuguese irregular verb meaning to read. Ler appears on the 100 Most Used Portuguese Verbs Poster as the 10th most used irregular verb.
Ler Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
The particípio of Ler is lido. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb ter with the particípio.
The gerúndio of Ler is lendo.
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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