The Most Common Irregular Verbs in Spanish

Many of the most common verbs in Spanish are irregular meaning you have to learn the verb forms individually. In fact the 13 most common verbs are ALL irregular. The list below is ordered by frequency of use.

1 ser to be (essential/permanent quality)
2 estar to be (health, location, state)
3 tener to have
4 hacer to do, make
5 poder to be able, can
6 decir to say, tell
7 ir to go
8 ver to see
9 dar to give
10 saber to know (information)
11 querer to want, love
12 poner to put, place, set
13 parecer to seem, appear
14 seguir to follow, continue
15 encontrar to find, encounter
16 venir to come
17 pensar to think
18 salir to leave, go out
19 volver to return, go back
20 conocer to know (people, places)
21 sentir to feel, regret
22 contar to count, relate, tell
23 empezar to begin, start
24 escribir to write
25 perder to lose