Poder is a Portuguese irregular verb meaning can, to be able to. Poder appears on the 100 Most Used Portuguese Verbs Poster as the 19th most used irregular verb.
Poder Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
The particípio of Poder is podido. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb ter with the particípio.
The gerúndio of Poder is podendo.
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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