Irregular past participles: scelto (chosen), colto (picked), tolto (removed)

Verbs ending in -gliere, like scegliere (to choose), cogliere (to pick), togliere (to remove), etc., have irregular past participles, but they're similar to one another in that they all end in -lto.

  • Scegliere: scelto (chosen)
  • Cogliere: colto (picked)
  • Togliere: tolto (removed)

These irregular participles are used in the same way as regular past participles.

Hai scelto bene.

You have chosen well.

Li hai tolti stamattina?

Did you remove them this morning?

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