PRETERITE: Irregular in the YO form: g - gu


These verbs are also called orthographic verbs, which means they change spelling in order to keep the pronunciation consistent.
Verbs that end in -GAR change the G to GU in the yo form. This change is made to keep the hard sound in the YO form.

paGAR paGUé

Sample verbs:

  1. cargar
  2. colgar
  3. despegar
  4. entregar
  5. llegar
  6. negar
  7. pagar
  8. pegar
  9. rogar
  10. castigar