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Conjugation of the Italian verb parlare

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

Infinitive
parlareto talk

Present Indicative
io parloI talk
tu parliyou talk
lui parlahe talks
lei parlashe talks
noi parliamowe talk
voi parlateyou talk
loro parlanothey talk

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 parlandoI am talking
tu stai parlandoyou are talking
lui sta parlandohe is talking
lei sta parlandoshe is talking
noi stiamo parlandowe are talking
voi state parlandoyou are talking
loro stanno parlandothey are talking

Imperfect Indicative
io parlavoI was talking
tu parlaviyou were talking
lui parlavahe was talking
lei parlavashe was talking
noi parlavamowe were talking
voi parlavateyou were talking
loro parlavanothey were talking

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 parlaiI talked
tu parlastiyou talked
lui parlòhe talked
lei parlòshe talked
noi parlammowe talked
voi parlasteyou talked
loro parlaronothey talked

Past / Passato prossimo
io ho parlatoI talked
tu hai parlatoyou talked
lui ha parlatohe talked
lei ha parlatoshe talked
noi abbiamo parlatowe talked
voi avete parlatoyou talked
loro hanno parlatothey talked

Pluperfect / Trapassato prossimo
io avevo parlatoI had talked
tu avevi parlatoyou had talked
lui aveva parlatohe had talked
lei aveva parlatoshe had talked
noi avevamo parlatowe had talked
voi avevate parlatoyou had talked
loro avevano parlatothey had talked

Future Indicative
io parleròI will talk
tu parleraiyou will talk
lui parleràhe will talk
lei parleràshe will talk
noi parleremowe will talk
voi parlereteyou will talk
loro parlerannothey will talk

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 parlatoI will have talked
tu avrai parlatoyou will have talked
lui avrà parlatohe will have talked
lei avrà parlatoshe will have talked
noi avremo parlatowe will have talked
voi avrete parlatoyou will have talked
loro avranno parlatothey will have talked

Conditional
io parlereiI would talk
tu parlerestiyou would talk
lui parlerebbehe would talk
lei parlerebbeshe would talk
noi parleremmowe would talk
voi parleresteyou would talk
loro parlerebberothey would talk

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 parlatoI would have talked
tu avresti parlatoyou would have talked
lui avrebbe parlatohe would have talked
lei avrebbe parlatoshe would have talked
noi avremmo parlatowe would have talked
voi avreste parlatoyou would have talked
loro avrebbero parlatothey would have talked

Present Subjunctive
(... che) io parli(... that) I talk
(... che) tu parli(... that) you talk
(... che) lui parli(... that) he talks
(... che) lei parli(... that) she talks
(... che) noi parliamo(... that) we talk
(... che) voi parliate(... that) you talk
(... che) loro parlino(... that) they talk

Imperfect Subjunctive
(... che) je parlassi(... that) I was talking
(... che) tu parlassi(... that) you were talking
(... che) il parlasse(... that) he was talking
(... che) elle parlasse(... that) she was talking
(... che) nous parlassimo(... that) we were talking
(... che) vous parlaste(... that) you were talking
(... che) ils parlassero(... that) they were talking
(... che) elles parlassero(... that) they were talking

Imperative
parla Talk
parliamoLet's talk
parlate Talk

Present Participle
parlante talking

Past Participle
parlato talked


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