LIST OF IRREGULAR VERBS

When you use a simple past form or a past participle form of a verb, some verbs are regular verbs and some verbs are irregular verbs. If a verb is regular, the past simple and past participle end in -ed. But when the past simple and past participle don't end in -ed, the verb is irregular. The following verbs are irregular verbs.

Translation
Infinitive
Simple Past
Past Participle
ontwaken
to awake
awoke
awoken
zijn
to be
was
been
(ver)slaan
to beat
beat
beat
worden
to become
became
become
beginnen
to begin
began
begun
buigen
to bend
bent
bent
bijten
to bite
bit
bitten
bloeden
to bleed
bled
bled
blazen
to blow
blew
blown
breken
to break
broke
broken
(mee)brengen
to bring
brought
brought
bouwen
to build
built
built
(ver)branden
to burn
burnt/burned
burnt/burned
kopen
to buy
bought
bought
vangen
to catch
caught
caught
kiezen
to choose
chose
chosen
komen
to come
came
come
kosten
to cost
cost
cost
snijden
to cut
cut
cut
behandelen
to deal
dealt
dealt
graven
to dig
dug
dug
doen, maken
to do
did
done
tekenen
to draw
drew
drawn
dromen
to dream
dreamt/dreamed
dreamt/dreamed
drinken
to drink
drank
drunk
besturen,rijden met
to drive
drove
driven
eten
to eat
ate
eaten
vallen
to fall
fell
fallen
voeden
to feed
fed
fed
(zich) voelen
to feel
felt
felt
vechten
to fight
fought
fought
vinden
to find
found
found
vliegen (met)
to fly
flew
flown
vergeten
to forget
forgot
forgotten
(be)vriezen
to freeze
froze
frozen
halen, krijgen
to get
got
got
geven
to give
gave
given
gaan
to go
went
gone
groeien
to grow
grew
grown
hangen
opknopen (reg.)
to hang
to hang
hung
hanged
hung
hanged
hebben
to have (got)
had
had
horen
to hear
heard
heard
(zich) verbergen
to hide
hid
hid
slaan, treffen
to hit
hit
hit
(vast)houden
to hold
held
held
pijn doen, kwetsen
to hurt
hurt
hurt
(bij)houden
to keep
kept
kept
weten, kennen
to know
knew
known
leggen
to lay
laid
laid
leiden
to lead
led
led
leren
to learn
learnt/learned
learnt/learned
verlaten, weggaan
to leave
left
left
laten
to let
let
let
liggen
to lie
lay
lain
(ver)lichten
to light
lit
lit
verliezen
to lose
lost
lost
maken
to make
made
made
bedoelen, menen
to mean
meant
meant
ontmoeten
to meet
met
met
betalen
to pay
paid
paid
bewijzen
to prove
proved
proved/proven
plaatsen, zetten
to put
put
put
lezen
to read
read
read
rijden (op)
to ride
rode
ridden
bellen, rinkelen
to ring
rang
rung
stijgen
to rise
rose
risen
lopen
to run
ran
run
zeggen
to say
said
said
zien
to see
saw
seen
verkopen
to sell
sold
sold
zenden
to send
sent
sent
schudden, beven
to shake
shook
shaken
schijnen
to shine
shone
shone
(neer)schieten
to shoot
shot
shot
tonen
to show
showed
showed/shown
sluiten
to shut
shut
shut
zingen
to sing
sang
sung
zitten
to sit
sat
sat
slapen
to sleep
slept
slept
ruiken
to smell
smelt/smelled
smelt/smelled
spreken
to speak
spoke
spoken
uitgeven,doorbrengen
to spend
spent
spent
staan
to stand
stood
stood
stelen
to steal
stole
stolen
kleven, steken
to stick
stuck
stuck
stinken
to stink
stank/stunk
stunk
zweren, vloeken
to swear
swore
sworn
zwemmen
to swim
swam
swum
nemen
to take
took
taken
lesgeven
to teach
taught
taught
(ver)scheuren
to tear
tore
torn
zeggen, vertellen
to tell
told
told
denken
to think
thought
thought
gooien
to throw
threw
thrown
begrijpen
to understand
understood
understood
dragen
to wear
wore
worn
winnen
to win
won
won
schrijven
to write
wrote
written

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