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. despegar
  2. entregar
  3. fregar
  4. jugar
  5. juzgar
  6. llegar
  7. navegar
  8. pagar
  9. pegar
  10. castigar