Ser Conjugation - Conjugate Ser in Portuguese


Ser is a Portuguese irregular verb meaning to be. Ser appears on the 100 Most Used Portuguese Verbs Poster as the #1 most used irregular verb.

Ser Conjugation: Present Tense

eu sou
tu és
ele/ela é
nós somos
vós sois
eles/elas são

*Irregular forms in bold.

Ser Particípio

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

Ser Gerúndio

The gerúndio of Ser is sendo.

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

Portuguese Conjugation Chart

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