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Conjugation of the Italian verb portare

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

portareto bring

Present Indicative
io portoI bring
tu portiyou bring
lui portahe brings
lei portashe brings
noi portiamowe bring
voi portateyou bring
loro portanothey bring

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 portandoI am bringing
tu stai portandoyou are bringing
lui sta portandohe is bringing
lei sta portandoshe is bringing
noi stiamo portandowe are bringing
voi state portandoyou are bringing
loro stanno portandothey are bringing

Imperfect Indicative
io portavoI was bringing
tu portaviyou were bringing
lui portavahe was bringing
lei portavashe was bringing
noi portavamowe were bringing
voi portavateyou were bringing
loro portavanothey were bringing

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 portaiI brought
tu portastiyou brought
lui portòhe brought
lei portòshe brought
noi portammowe brought
voi portasteyou brought
loro portaronothey brought

Past / Passato prossimo
io ho portatoI brought
tu hai portatoyou brought
lui ha portatohe brought
lei ha portatoshe brought
noi abbiamo portatowe brought
voi avete portatoyou brought
loro hanno portatothey brought

Pluperfect / Trapassato prossimo
io avevo portatoI had brought
tu avevi portatoyou had brought
lui aveva portatohe had brought
lei aveva portatoshe had brought
noi avevamo portatowe had brought
voi avevate portatoyou had brought
loro avevano portatothey had brought

Future Indicative
io porteròI will bring
tu porteraiyou will bring
lui porteràhe will bring
lei porteràshe will bring
noi porteremowe will bring
voi portereteyou will bring
loro porterannothey will bring

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 portatoI will have brought
tu avrai portatoyou will have brought
lui avrà portatohe will have brought
lei avrà portatoshe will have brought
noi avremo portatowe will have brought
voi avrete portatoyou will have brought
loro avranno portatothey will have brought

io portereiI would bring
tu porterestiyou would bring
lui porterebbehe would bring
lei porterebbeshe would bring
noi porteremmowe would bring
voi porteresteyou would bring
loro porterebberothey would bring

Present Subjunctive
(... che) io porti(... that) I bring
(... che) tu porti(... that) you bring
(... che) lui porti(... that) he brings
(... che) lei porti(... that) she brings
(... che) noi portiamo(... that) we bring
(... che) voi portiate(... that) you bring
(... che) loro portino(... that) they bring

Imperfect Subjunctive
(... che) je portassi(... that) I was bringing
(... che) tu portassi(... that) you were bringing
(... che) il portasse(... that) he was bringing
(... che) elle portasse(... that) she was bringing
(... che) nous portassimo(... that) we were bringing
(... che) vous portaste(... that) you were bringing
(... che) ils portassero(... that) they were bringing
(... che) elles portassero(... that) they were bringing

porta Bring
portiamoLet's bring
portate Bring

Present Participle
portante bringing

Past Participle
portato brought

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