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Conjugation of the Italian verb dormire

A list of the common conjugations for the Italian verb dormire, along with their English translations.

Infinitive
dormireto sleep

Present Indicative
io dormoI sleep
tu dormiyou sleep
lui dormehe sleeps
lei dormeshe sleeps
noi dormiamowe sleep
voi dormiteyou sleep
loro dormonothey sleep

Present Continuous / Presente Progressivo
Note for the Present Continuous Italian uses the present tense of the verb stare and the gerund of the verb.
io sto dormendoI am sleeping
tu stai dormendoyou are sleeping
lui sta dormendohe is sleeping
lei sta dormendoshe is sleeping
noi stiamo dormendowe are sleeping
voi state dormendoyou are sleeping
loro stanno dormendothey are sleeping

Imperfect Indicative
io dormivoI was sleeping
tu dormiviyou were sleeping
lui dormivahe was sleeping
lei dormivashe was sleeping
noi dormivamowe were sleeping
voi dormivateyou were sleeping
loro dormivanothey were sleeping

Past Historic / Passato remoto
This is a literary tense, i.e. a tense used in writing, in everyday speech the Passato Prossimo is used to refer to past actions.
io dormiiI slept
tu dormistiyou slept
lui dormìhe slept
lei dormìshe slept
noi dormimmowe slept
voi dormisteyou slept
loro dormironothey slept

Past / Passato prossimo
io ho dormitoI slept
tu hai dormitoyou slept
lui ha dormitohe slept
lei ha dormitoshe slept
noi abbiamo dormitowe slept
voi avete dormitoyou slept
loro hanno dormitothey slept

Pluperfect / Trapassato prossimo
io avevo dormitoI had slept
tu avevi dormitoyou had slept
lui aveva dormitohe had slept
lei aveva dormitoshe had slept
noi avevamo dormitowe had slept
voi avevate dormitoyou had slept
loro avevano dormitothey had slept

Future Indicative
io dormiròI will sleep
tu dormiraiyou will sleep
lui dormiràhe will sleep
lei dormiràshe will sleep
noi dormiremowe will sleep
voi dormireteyou will sleep
loro dormirannothey will sleep

Future Perfect / Futuro anteriore
The Italian Future Perfect or Futuro anteriore is made with the future tense of avere for transitive verbs or essere for reflexive and intransitive verbs and the past participle of the verb. The past participle agrees with the subject for verbs that take essere, or with the direct object for verbs that take avere.
io avrò dormitoI will have slept
tu avrai dormitoyou will have slept
lui avrà dormitohe will have slept
lei avrà dormitoshe will have slept
noi avremo dormitowe will have slept
voi avrete dormitoyou will have slept
loro avranno dormitothey will have slept

Conditional
io dormireiI would sleep
tu dormirestiyou would sleep
lui dormirebbehe would sleep
lei dormirebbeshe would sleep
noi dormiremmowe would sleep
voi dormiresteyou would sleep
loro dormirebberothey would sleep

Conditional Perfect / Condizionale Passato
The Italian Conditional Perfect or Condizionale Passato is made with the conditional tense of avere for transitive verbs or essere for reflexive and intransitive verbs and the past participle of the verb. The past participle agrees with the subject for verbs that take essere, or with the direct object for verbs that take avere.
io avrei dormitoI would have slept
tu avresti dormitoyou would have slept
lui avrebbe dormitohe would have slept
lei avrebbe dormitoshe would have slept
noi avremmo dormitowe would have slept
voi avreste dormitoyou would have slept
loro avrebbero dormitothey would have slept

Present Subjunctive
(... che) io dorma(... that) I sleep
(... che) tu dorma(... that) you sleep
(... che) lui dorma(... that) he sleeps
(... che) lei dorma(... that) she sleeps
(... che) voi dormiate(... that) you sleep
(... che) loro dormano(... that) they sleep

Imperfect Subjunctive
(... che) je dormissi(... that) I was sleeping
(... che) tu dormissi(... that) you were sleeping
(... che) il dormisse(... that) he was sleeping
(... che) elle dormisse(... that) she was sleeping
(... che) nous dormissimo(... that) we were sleeping
(... che) ils dormissero(... that) they were sleeping
(... che) elles dormissero(... that) they were sleeping

Imperative
dormi Sleep
dormiamoLet's sleep
dormite Sleep

Present Participle
dormente sleeping

Past Participle
dormito slept


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