Perfect participle - group a

In general we can say that perfect participles are formed with
the prefix ge- + past tense stem of verb + suffix

Most weak verbs (again we have the distinction!!!!) have the suffix -t.

warten => gewartet to wait => waited
kaufen => gekauft to buy => bought
hoffen => gehofft to hope => hoped
putzen =>geputzt to clean => cleaned
sagen => gesagt to say => said
lachen => gelacht to laugh => laughed
planen => geplant to plan => planned
weinen => geweint to cry => cried
malen => gemalt to paint => painted
bauen => gebaut to build => built

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