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Lesson #037, Tuesday

capire = to understand

finire = to finish, to end

preferire = to prefer

To conjugate these types of verbs, you will drop the 'ire' and:

io = add 'isco'

tu = add 'isci'

Lei/lui/lei = add 'isce'

noi = add 'iamo'

voi = add 'ite'

loro = add 'iscono'

Then to conjugate the verb 'capire':

io capisco

tu capisci

Lei/lui/lei capisce

noi capiamo

voi capite

loro capiscono

Il ragazzo capi
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