Manter Conjugation - Conjugate Manter in Portuguese

Manter is a Portuguese irregular verb meaning to keep. Manter appears on the 100 Most Used Portuguese Verbs Poster as the 16th most used irregular verb.

Manter Conjugation: Present Tense

eu mantenho
tu manténs
ele/ela mantém
nós mantemos
vós mantendes
eles/elas mantêm

*Irregular forms in bold.

Manter Particípio

The particípio of Manter is mantido. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb ter with the particípio.

Manter Gerúndio

The gerúndio of Manter is mantendo.

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 Regular Verb Conjugation Chart

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