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Add -te (for the Past) and -t (for the Past Participle) to the Stem of the verb. Remove the -e of the infinitive to get the Stem.

All the verbs in -eren do this; it seems to be the dominant conjugation.

Past: -te; Past Participle: -t

Typically the stems of these verbs end in a long vowel followed by a consonant:

arrangerte 'arranged', avtalte 'agreed', bakte 'baked', bedalte betalte 'paid', blekte 'bleached', brukte 'used', delte 'shared', drepte 'killed', fullførte 'completed', føltes 'felt (impersonal)', gratulerte 'congratulated', hørte 'heard', inviterte 'invited', kjøpte 'bought', kjørte 'drove', lekte 'played (with toys)', leste 'read', leverte 'handed in', likte (seg) 'liked (it somewhere), enjoyed oneself', mente 'was of the opinion', møtte 'met', overførte 'transferred', presenterte 'presented', registrerte 'registered, reiste 'travelled', ringte 'rang', ropte 'shouted', rørte 'moved, stirred', serverte 'served', skålte 'toasted', smakte 'tasted', smilte 'smiled', solte (seg) 'sunned (oneself)', sparte 'saved', spiste 'ate', studerte 'studied', underviste ' instructed', utlyste 'advertised', viste 'showed'

AlsoNote:
begynne -> begynte 'began', beholdte beholde → beholdte 'kept', bestemme -> bestemte 'decided', bestille -> bestilte 'ordered', drømme -> drømte 'dreamt', fylle -> fylte 'filled', gjemme -> gjemte 'hid', glemme -> glemte 'forgot', hengte 'hung', hilste 'greet', håndhilste 'shake hands with', kjenne -> kjente 'knew', lønne -> lønte 'paid', melde -> meldte 'reported', sende -> sendte 'sent', skjønne -> skjønte 'understood', spille -> spilte 'played (sport, games, gambling, music), stemme -> stemte 'was correct', stenge -> stengte 'closed', svømme -> svømte 'swam', telle -> telte 'counted', tenne -> tente 'lighted', tenke -> tenkte 'thought', trenge-> trengte 'needed'

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