Latvian Verb Family III

Another verb pattern is seen in the verbs darīt “to do” and rakstīt “to write” (among others).

Conjugation begins by creating the verbal stem on which to build the conjugated form. The verbal stem is formed by removing the infinitive ending -īt (e.g. dar-, rakst-).

Tagadnē – “In The Present Tense”
To form the present tense, suffix the verbal stem with the endings from the following chart:

Person Singular Plural
1 -u -ām
2 -i -āt
3 -a -a

Nākotnē – “In The Future Tense”
To form the future tense, suffix the verbal stem with the endings from the following chart:

Person Singular Plural
1 -šu -sim
2 -si -sit
3 -s -s

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