What is an Irregular Verb (Strong Verb)?

The main verbs, which derive their past and past participle forms by undergoing a change in their constituent vowels such that two or all the three forms are dissimilar, are called Strong or Irregular Verbs.

Examples:

V1
Base Form
V2
Past Simple
V3
Past Participle
awakeawokeawoken
beginbeganbegun
choosechosechosen
digdugdug
eatateeaten
fallfellfallen
gowentgone
havehadhad
knowknewknown
laylaidlaid
makemademade
paypaidpaid
readreadread
saysaidsaid
taketooktaken
understandunderstoodunderstood
wakewokewoken

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