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Conjugation of the Italian verb mangiare

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

Infinitive
mangiareto eat

Present Indicative
io mangioI eat
tu mangiyou eat
lui mangiahe eats
lei mangiashe eats
noi mangiamowe eat
voi mangiateyou eat
loro mangianothey eat

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 mangiandoI am eating
tu stai mangiandoyou are eating
lui sta mangiandohe is eating
lei sta mangiandoshe is eating
noi stiamo mangiandowe are eating
voi state mangiandoyou are eating
loro stanno mangiandothey are eating

Imperfect Indicative
io mangiavoI was eating
tu mangiaviyou were eating
lui mangiavahe was eating
lei mangiavashe was eating
noi mangiavamowe were eating
voi mangiavateyou were eating
loro mangiavanothey were eating

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 mangiaiI ate
tu mangiastiyou ate
lui mangiòhe ate
lei mangiòshe ate
noi mangiammowe ate
voi mangiasteyou ate

Past / Passato prossimo
io ho mangiatoI ate
tu hai mangiatoyou ate
lui ha mangiatohe ate
lei ha mangiatoshe ate
noi abbiamo mangiatowe ate
voi avete mangiatoyou ate
loro hanno mangiatothey ate

Pluperfect / Trapassato prossimo
io avevo mangiatoI had eaten
tu avevi mangiatoyou had eaten
lui aveva mangiatohe had eaten
lei aveva mangiatoshe had eaten
noi avevamo mangiatowe had eaten
voi avevate mangiatoyou had eaten
loro avevano mangiatothey had eaten

Future Indicative
io mangeròI will eat
tu mangeraiyou will eat
lui mangeràhe will eat
lei mangeràshe will eat
noi mangeremowe will eat
voi mangereteyou will eat
loro mangerannothey will eat

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 mangiatoI will have eaten
tu avrai mangiatoyou will have eaten
lui avrà mangiatohe will have eaten
lei avrà mangiatoshe will have eaten
noi avremo mangiatowe will have eaten
voi avrete mangiatoyou will have eaten
loro avranno mangiatothey will have eaten

Conditional
io mangereiI would eat
tu mangerestiyou would eat
lui mangerebbehe would eat
lei mangerebbeshe would eat
noi mangeremmowe would eat
voi mangeresteyou would eat
loro mangerebberothey would eat

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 mangiatoI would have eaten
tu avresti mangiatoyou would have eaten
lui avrebbe mangiatohe would have eaten
lei avrebbe mangiatoshe would have eaten
noi avremmo mangiatowe would have eaten
voi avreste mangiatoyou would have eaten
loro avrebbero mangiatothey would have eaten

Present Subjunctive
(... che) io mangi(... that) I eat
(... che) tu mangi(... that) you eat
(... che) lui mangi(... that) he eats
(... che) lei mangi(... that) she eats
(... che) voi mangiate(... that) you eat

Imperfect Subjunctive
(... che) je mangiassi(... that) I was eating
(... che) tu mangiassi(... that) you were eating
(... che) il mangiasse(... that) he was eating
(... che) elle mangiasse(... that) she was eating
(... che) nous mangiassimo(... that) we were eating
(... che) vous mangiaste(... that) you were eating
(... che) ils mangiassero(... that) they were eating
(... che) elles mangiassero(... that) they were eating

Imperative
bolli Eat
mangiamoLet's eat
mangiate Eat

Present Participle
mangiante eating

Past Participle
mangiato eaten


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