There are 127 templates in the Category:Faroese verb inflection-table templates, so there is many verb conjugation types. This is the list for Faroese verb inflection/conjugation types, including irregular verbs.
- Infinitives always ends in -a.
- In weak verbs, there are 4 conjugation classes (not including templates in v-) which distinguished by 2nd and 3rd singular present endings (except in class 4, 2nd singular only):
- -ar verbs
- -ur verbs
- -ir verbs
- -rt verbs
|Groups (with templates)||Description|
|Any verbs with past with dental suffix (like -d-, -ð-, -t-, -að-, and others.), including weak verbs with local ablauts.|
|v-1||Past in -d-.|
|v-2||Same as type v-1, but past are devoiced to -t-.|
|v-3||Stem in diphthong or vowel + -ð-, past with doubled consonant (-dd-) and supine in -tt.|
|v-4||Stem in vowel.|
|v-5||Infinitive in -da, past changed from *-dd- to -d-.|
|v-6||Infinitive in consonant + -ða, past in -d-.|
Not to be confused with type v-3.
|v-7||Stem in two different consonants (-Ct-), past tense and supine elided.|
|v-8||Stem in double consonants (-CC-), later simplified to -C- in past and supine.|
|v-9||Same as type v-8, but past are devoiced to -t-.|
|v-10||Infinitive in -gja, -Cj- (⟨j⟩ pronounced "y") are simplified to -C- when preceding consonants, front vowels and in end of a word.|
|v-11||Same as type v-10, but past are devoiced to -t-.|
|v-12||Infinitive in -CCja, -CCj- (C are in ⟨g⟩) are simplified to -CC- (preceding front vowels), later -C- (preceding consonants).|
|v-13||Same as type v-12, but the -C- are in unvoiced consonants.|
|v-14||Same as type v-12, with -ei- → -o- ablaut variations.|
|v-15||Same as type v-14, but past are devoiced to -t-.|
|v-16||Same as v-11, with -e- → -a- ablaut variations.|
|v-17||Infinitive in -rja, with -e- → -a- ablaut variations.|
|v-18||Infinitive in -ja, with stem ending in consonants other than velars (-g- and -k-), with -e- → -a- ablaut variations.|
Vekja are sometimes inflected with this type.
|v-19||Same as type v-18, with -y- → -u- ablaut variations.|
|v-20||Same as type v-12, but somewhat distinct from type v-12.|
Singular past tense are in -ð-, with -e- → -a- (past participle and supine) → -ø- (plural past tenses) ablaut variations.
|v-21||Same as v-18, but without ablauts.|
|v-23||Same as v-17, with -y- → -u- ablaut variations.|
|v-24||Same as v-23, but past tense are devoiced to -t-.|
|v-25||Same as v-1, but past participle, supine and singular imperative are in -aður, -að, and -a, respectively.|
|v-27||Stem ending in -á-.|
|v-29||Same as v-2, but past participle, 2nd and 3rd person present and singular imperative are in -að, -ar, and -a, respectively.|
|v-30||Past in -að-.|
More commonly used in entries than type v-1.
|v-31||Past with shift from C¹VC² to C¹jVC² (C¹ are ⟨g⟩).|
|v-32||Stem ending in two different consonants, elided in past from *-C¹C²ð- to -ð-, with -ú- → -ý- ablaut variations in singular present tenses.|
|v-33||Same as v-32, but with -ó- → -ø- ablaut variations in singular present tenses.|
|v-34||Infinitive in -ggja, present and past elided to -r and -ð-, respectively.|
|Any verbs without dental suffixes, of which only consists of ablauts to distinguish some tenses.|
|v-35||Class 1 ablaut variation.|
|v-36||Same as type v-35, but stem in -Cj (-C- are velars), later simplified to -C in supine, past participle, singular present and past tenses.|
|v-37||Class 2 ablaut variations.|
|v-38||Same as v-37, but it is applied to verbs in CCjV- → CCV- (-CC- in velars) before -ey- ablauts.|
|v-39||Same as v-38, but -CC- consists of consonants other than velars.|
|v-40||Same as v-37, but with -ú- in infinitive and plural present.|
|v-41||Same as v-40, with infinitive in -va.|
Faroese strong verbs exhibits these ablaut classes. Any unlisted ablauts is listed above, usually the past tenses being ablauted.
|Ablaut class||Infinitive/1sg present||2sg/3sg present||Past||Plural present||Plural past||Supine|