Italian grammar

Participio passato

Corresponds to the past participle (taken, avowed, seen, etc.). It is also used in formation of compound tenses and the passive voice. Moreover, it is used to shorten many complex sentences.


· in conjugation I ending -ato: trovare - trovato
· in conjugation II ending -uto: credere - creduto
· in conjugation III ending –ito: finire - finito.

The above inflection is for regular verbs. . .

Participio passato is declined for persons and numbers, like the adjective in –o.

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