CONJUGUEMOS REFERENCE

PRETERITE: Irregular in the YO form: z - c

Rules:

These verbs are also called orthographic verbs, which means they change spelling in order to keep the pronunciation consistent.
Verbs that end in -ZAR change the Z to C in the yo form.

empeZAR empeCé


Sample verbs:

  1. alcanzar
  2. alzar
  3. avergonzar
  4. calzar
  5. caracterizar
  6. comenzar
  7. cruzar
  8. sollozar
  9. tropezar
  10. aterrizar