Let’s take a look at a really essential regular -are verb, parlare.

Conjugation of Regular -Are Verbs

Personal Pronoun Verb Ending
Io -o
Tu -i
Lui -a
Lei -a
Noi -iamo
Voi -iate
Loro -iano

How to Say “Speak” in Italian

Parlare in Italian means to speak.


“I Speak” in Italian

Io parlo in Italian means I speak.

Io parlo

“You Speak” in Italian

Tu parli in Italian means you speak.

Tu parli

Italian for “He Speaks”

Lui parla means he speaks.

Lui parla

Italian for “She Speaks”

Lei parla means she speaks.

Lei parla

“We Speak” in Italian

Noi parliamo in Italian means we speak.

Noi parliamo

“You Speak” in Plural

Voi parlate is the Italian plural form of you speak.

Voi parlate

Italian for “They Speak”

Loro parlano means they speak.

Loro parlano


Translate the following sentences into English.

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  1. Lei parla con i gatti perché ama i gatti.
  2. Io parlo con le anatre e voi parlate con Marco.
  3. Tu parli troppo!
  4. Perché parli?
  5. Non parlare!
  6. Parlate solo voi!
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  1. She speaks with (to) the cats because she loves the cats.
  2. I speak with (to) the ducks and they speak with (to) Mark.
  3. You speak too much!
  4. Why do you speak?
  5. Do not speak!
  6. Only you (plural) speak!

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